Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Lord’s Prayer 30 Day Challenge: Day #18 “When I Don’t Have the Words!”

My heart hurts for the Kingdom of God and what has happened to the practice of reconciliation as brothers and sisters in Christ. It has been minimized as a non-essential back-burner practice. As I begin to communicate with God about this heart-ache, words escape me. Why? Perhaps because there seems to be no end. I repeat […]

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The Lord’s Prayer 30 Day Challenge: Day #17 “How to Glorify God in Heaven!”

Yesterday I wrote about glory and our tendency to usurp God’s glory. Today I write about glory in another light. “Our Father which art in heaven,” – does the divine presence of God only reside in heaven now? How are we guided during the day and at night if Shekinah glory has left earth? Shekinah is a […]

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The Lord’s Prayer 30 Day Challenge: Day #16 “Think Big, Act Big, and Lead?”

http://vimeo.com/75544806 Who do you think received top honors for the #1 best global brand in 2013? If you guessed Coca-Cola, you are wrong, although they’ve held that spot for a lot of years. If you guessed Apple, you are right. Google came in second and Coca-Cola came in third. If we read Interbrand’s article, it gives some great […]

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The Lord’s Prayer 30 Day Challenge: Day #15 Git-R-Done!

Have you ever tried Lord I Apologize BBQ Sauce or heard of the Git-R-Done Foundation? ‘The mission of The Git-R-Done Foundation is to provide assistance to charitable organizations that are experiencing hardships beyond their control, with an emphasis on children and veterans organizations.” They are able to provide assistance thru resources they receive by selling Lord […]

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The Lord’s Prayer 30 Day Challenge: Day #14 Necessary Evil?

Is there such a thing as “necessary evil? I tend to label what the “necessary evils” are in my life. cell phones taxes chocolate My husband would add to that list “green vegetables,” but I would disagree with him because I love green vegetables. So then, do necessary evils vary according to individual preference? In The Lord’s […]

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The Lord’s Prayer 30 Day Challenge: Day #13 Forever JESUS!

Forever! Did you know the store Forever 21 was originally called Fashion 21 but because of the success of the store’s first year, the founder decided to reinvest by opening a new store every six months. This resulted in the name change to Forever 21. Have you ever read Psalm 136 as a reminder of how long […]

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The Lord’s Prayer 30 Day Challenge: Day #12 Amens with Integrity!

Amen! It is a word not included in all translations of the Bible in The Lord’s Prayer yet has been identified as one of the best known words in human speech. It is a universal word.  Amen! We say it so casually and yet it has so much meaning in Christian faith. It means “so be […]

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The Lord’s Prayer 30 Day Challenge: Day #11 “Lead Me Not”

For the most part I find myself praying more for what I want to happen than what I don’t want to happen. Can you relate? In The Lord’s Prayer, I’m reminded that I need to also be praying for what I don’t want: “Lead us not into temptation.” What would have happened to me in […]

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The Lord’s Prayer Challenge: Day 10 The R.S.V.P.!

Invitations are interesting things! We receive them joyfully and sometimes dreadfully depending on our relationship status with the sender. We send them joyfully and sometimes dreadfully depending on who we feel obligated to invite. Sometimes we receive an invitation and we wonder why in the world we were invited in the first place. Sometimes we […]

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The Lord’s Prayer 30 Day Challenge: Day 9 + 21 = $5,368,709.12

Why do I even want to do a 30 Day Challenge of the Lord’s Prayer? Because I believe it’s fun to challenge myself or others? Don’t we pray anyway? Because I don’t have anything else to do or any other prayers to pray? No! First of all this is how Jesus taught us to pray. […]

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