Posts by Karen Barber

Young Adult Writers Opportunities Online on Prayerideas.org

If you’re age 18 -30 looking for young adult writers opportunities online we’d love to hear from you!  We’re looking for young adults who like to write or would like to gain writing experience and build a resume in inspirational Christian writing that will impact your generation all over the world.  You’ll have your chance…

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The Secret of Doing Christian Meditation While Traveling

One easy one to stay connected to God while traveling is to use artwork you see in places you visit as a means of Christian meditation while traveling.  Such artwork can be found in churches, museums, public squares, monasteries, palaces and in government buildings.   Here are some secrets I learned from my travels. Use unexpected…

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How to Do Christian Meditation Using Art

Christian meditation using art is a powerful means of meditating and connecting with God.  Christian meditation using art is also known as Visio divina.  It is similar to the ancient meditation practice of Lectio divina which uses passages from the Bible for personal interaction with God by focusing on details that capture your attention. Here…

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Memorial Day Prayer

This Memorial Day Prayer can be used on Memorial Day to remember, honor and thank God for those who have died in wars protecting and defending their country.  It is also a good time to pray for the end of wars and for the  coming of God’s Kingdom of peace for all nations. Memorial Day…

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Teacher Appreciation Prayer of Blessing and Support

This teacher appreciation prayer can be used throughout the school year as a personal prayer or as a group prayer to show our thanks and appreciation to teachers for their service to our families and our communities. This teacher appreciation prayer can also be used on special occasions when teachers are recognized, such as National…

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Arbor Day Prayer

This Arbor Day Prayer can be used for Arbor Day celebrations or as a prayer of dedication for those planting trees.  This Arbor Day Prayer can also be used to meditate on the spiritual symbolism of trees in the Bible. Arbor Day Prayer   Dear Creator of the World, On Arbor Day we give thanks…

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Prayer for the International Day of Happiness

This Prayer for the International Day of Happiness asks God to bless all people of the world with the gifts of freedom, economic wellbeing, equality, sustainable development, just governments and  caring, nurturing personal connections with others. The International Day of Happiness was established by the United Nations in 2013 to emphasis the importance of helping…

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