Posts by Emmett Diggs

Challenges of Aging Prayer for God’s Help and Vision

There are many challenges of aging and prayer can help us keep our focus, continue to find new visions and gratefully remember God’s goodness to us. This challenges of aging prayer was written by Emmett Diggs a retired minister who is 77 years old and who is dealing with Parkinson’s disease. Challenges of Aging Prayer…

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Divorced Mother’s Morning Prayer

For a divorced mother, everyday life can bring with it high levels of stress.  This stress can drain mental, emotional and physical energy.   Here is a prayer for you that helps you speak honestly with God about your sense of weariness and will bring you renewed help and vitality as you begin to see God’s…

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A Prayer for Depression

It’s a natural part of life to sometimes to feel temporarily depressed due to circumstances, stress, life problems and health issues.  It is always good medicine to talk to God about how we’re feeling through the avenue of prayer.  Here is a prayer for you to get in touch with God’s helping power on the…

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A Prayer for Depression

It’s a natural part of life to sometimes to feel temporarily depressed due to circumstances, stress, life problems and health issues.  It is always good medicine to talk to God about how we’re feeling through the avenue of prayer.  Here is a prayer for you to get in touch with God’s helping power on the…

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Unpacking Your Emotional Backpack Prayer

Every day we carry baggage and burdens in our emotional and mental backpacks.  Here is a prayer that helps us actively unpack our stress, fears and guilt via prayer. This prayer was written and used by Dr. Emmett Diggs as a congregational prayer.   The last time he led the congregation in prayer had been two…

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