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A good name

A good name

Imagine if you were the next Max Lucado or Ann Voskamp. What if your name appeared on the New York Times Best Seller list? A good name provides a good read. Yet also, a respectable name reflects a renewed heart and restored life. So, I aim to gain a good name through learning the craft of … Continue reading

Forgiven

Forgiven

Death defeated. Sins forgiven. New life. This is the message bursting forth from Easter. Forgiveness is freely given to us—but we forgive unwillingly. Wrongdoing may be forgotten, but we continue to bear grudges. “He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west,” says Psalm 103:12 (NLT). Or “as far … Continue reading

How to build a house

How to build a house

When I was a child, my Sunday School class would sing a song about building a house, along with actions. Perhaps you know it. It goes like this: “The wise man built his house upon the rock”—arms and hands spread wide—“and the rains came tumbling down”—hands raised high above the head, fingers wiggling downward to … Continue reading

Cold weather challenge

Cold weather challenge

It was 11°F/-11°C this morning as I dropped off my boys at school and went for a quick fifteen minute Prayer Zone Workout. Within minutes my nose was like ice, my fingers tingled painfully in my gloves, and cold penetrated three layers of clothing. I tweeted: “How come birds can stay warm and chirpy in … Continue reading

Heart Month

Heart Month

February has nearly ended but before it does, here is a thought… February was American Heart Month, when government and health organizations strive to educate the nation and raise public awareness that can lead to life-saving changes. One of the sobering facts to which this month calls our attention is that heart disease is the … Continue reading

February is heart month

February is heart month

Each day during February I am posting a fun fact or meditative thought and scripture verse about the heart on the Prayer Zone Workout Facebook page. I invite you to head over and “like” the page to receive daily updates. I was going to begin our heart month with a fun fact. Instead, family and friends came to mind … Continue reading

You are precious

You are precious

January has flown by… mainly because I was traveling. At the beginning of January I visited Cape Town, South Africa with my husband on a business trip. You can see some of my photos here. I still have more photos to post from this trip! Then last week I was a member of the teaching team … Continue reading