Drawing Near: Love Is…

Dear Reader, I pray you’ll join me in speaking these words, which are based on 1 Corinthians 13, to our heavenly Father. Let’s worship Him together, knowing His love makes all the difference in each of our lives ❤️. In Christ’s Love, Abba! Father, Love is patient. Love is You, patiently working in us and making […]

Drawing Near: Fresh Tenderness & Holy Wonder

“For today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11, NASB Abba, Father, I’ll never look at this verse quite the same—it was the truth Mary treasured and pondered on that long ago night of Jesus’ birth (Lk. 2:19). Over two thousand years later, You’ve given me […]

Drawing Near: You’re Aware of Everything

“For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His…” 2 Chron. 16:9, NASB   Loving Father, You see every act of goodness and every agony of sorrow in this world. From the hungry cries of infants who are nourished in their mother’s […]

Drawing Near: Desires of a Mother’s Heart

photo credit: Morton Family 4 by Amanda via photopin (license)   “Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4, NASB   Loving Father, Thoughts of my children fill my heart as I consider what to pray. Worldliness beckons all around, boldly declaring its “worth.” Evil circles, stalking my […]

Drawing Near: Prayer for Our Leaders

photo credit: eflon via photopin (license)   “First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, in order that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. This is good and […]

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