“We cannot attain the presence of God because we’re already totally in the presence of God. What’s absent is awareness.” Ouch! How high is your God awareness level?
A Chinese legend tells of a group of elderly, cultured gentlemen who met often to exchange wisdom and drink tea.... A story of appreciation and simple pleasures.
Need a little laughter to start your day? Igniter Media has some killer prayer tips that wrap up our last two weeks of exploring different avenues of prayer.
“This is the body like no other that my life has shaped. I live here. This is my soul’s address,” says Barbara Brown Taylor in An Altar in the World.
Do you ever feel your prayers could use a little upgrading as far as their content and expression? Are you ever too tired to think through what you want to express in prayer?
Do you long for a deeper, more intimate relationship with the Lord? If so, you might consider practicing contemplative prayer, a type of prayer that calls you to “be still and know that I am God.”
Do you feel guilty because your prayer life takes a back seat to your busy life? What if you are a person for whom sitting still and praying takes more energy then jogging?
One of my favorite ways of praying is to reword a Scripture passage into a paraphrased prayer. This post provides an example of how to do this.
One of the most important tools that God provides to help communicate with him is our imagination. “We think in pictures even though we speak and write with words,” Warren Wiersbe shares.
It doesn't take much to change someone's day for the better. The story is told of a blind man sitting on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet and a sign that read: