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Mercy words

Mercy words

Prayer Zone Journal: Mercy words This morning I meditate on God’s mercy. I try to get my head around what it means. I want understanding of this characteristic of God to move from my head to my heart. At the same time, my mind is distracted by a whole host of tasks I need to … Continue reading

Inside-out thoughts

Inside-out thoughts

This morning I nearly went for my Prayer Zone Workout wearing my pants inside out! (Sweatpants—to those of you reading this on the other side of the pond.) It was very early, and I was half-asleep when I got dressed. Thankfully, my daughter noticed. We laughed at how comical I looked and how ridiculous I … Continue reading

Behind the dedication

There is a story behind the quote on the dedication page of Prayer Zone Workout for the Heart. As I began writing this book, I wondered how authors chose those significant words to open their work. I already knew that I wanted to dedicate Prayer Zone Workout for the Heart to my mother. Her commitment to prayer was … Continue reading

Supporting each other

Supporting each other

On a recent morning I woke up eager to get to the track at the center of our town, to exercise and to pray. Since the previous night, I had been anxious and wanted to bring my concerns to my heavenly Father. I leapt out of bed, put on my exercise gear, filled a water … Continue reading

Being in Eden

Being in Eden

In June I wrote to you about my blue box of spiritual petit fours, and how each month we will taste and enjoy one of these snippets of scripture. I had discovered the blue box while sorting items as we prepared to move. Today, I’m writing to you from my office in our new house! … Continue reading

Spiritual petit fours

You may have noticed that these devotional e-mails have not been popping up in your inbox for the last few months. I apologize. I took a brief hiatus while I have been writing a book![1] However, they will be returning this fall and once again arriving on a monthly basis. The devotions will take a … Continue reading

In need of rest

Jesus said, “Are you tired? Worn out? … Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest… Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.” Matthew 11:28 Doesn’t that seem like an unbelievable offer? But, how do we experience … Continue reading