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Improving Your Prayer Life by Writing Down Lists and Prayers

Wondering how to improve your prayer life?  Writing prayer lists, prayer requests and doing written prayers can help your prayers become organized and focused. One of my goals as we began the new year was to improve my prayer life.  To be a better pray-er.  I didn’t want to just say prayers.  I didn’t want…

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How To Have a Prayer Breakthrough by Honestly Talking to God

You can experience a prayer breakthrough by holding an honest conversation with God when you are feeling intense emotions.  This can lead to a closer relationship with God where your prayers will become much more than just reciting holy words.  Here are some ideas to help you learn how to honestly talk to God about…

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Self Discipline Prayer

Developing self-discipline is essential to everything we want to accomplish. Use this self-discipline prayer and strategy to receive God’s power so you can enjoy more success in reaching your personal goals. A Bible verse I found when writing my “Weight Loss Prayer” is: “No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however,…

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Mission Trip Prayer Preparation Guide

The  secret of a successful mission trip is good preparation.  Here are insider tips on prayer preparation for a mission trip.  Whether you are planning a youth mission trip, a medical mission trip, a disaster recovery mission trip or a foreign mission trip, prayer preparation is the secret to success. I used this plan for…

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Cell Phone Prayer Mode

Do you have the best cell phone plan for your prayer time?   Here is a free cell phone prayer that will help you put yourself and your phone into prayer mode and to overcome FOMO, or the fear of missing out if you don’t look at all texts, updates,emails and messages the instant you get…

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How to Get Up Early to Pray

Getting up early to pray is one of the most dependable ways to have a consistent prayer life, but getting up early can be a challenge.  Here are some strategies and ideas on how to make getting up early to pray a habit that becomes the highlight of your day. How to do this prayer…

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How to Pray for Your Children

Praying for your children involves becoming aware of how important your prayers are and then making a practical plan of how to pray for your children during your busy days. Here are some ideas: Praying for the Kids Ok, parents of today’s kids…it’s time.  It’s time to put down your smart phone, put down your…

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How to Pray Without Ceasing

The Bible says that we should pray without ceasing.  (I Thessalonians 5:17)  But how do we do this in a normal busy life?  Here are some ideas I’ve found helpful. How to do this prayer practice: To pray unceasingly seems almost impossible to do.  However, there are ways to pray sporadically throughout the day and…

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How to Do a Prayer Drive

Here’s an active prayer method for making your driving time count by turning your daily time on the road into a prayer drive.  I developed this idea of praying in my car while driving on my way home from work late at night when I worked the swing shift. This can be adapted to other…

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How to Use the Sign of the Cross in Prayer

Here are some of the many ways that the Sign of the Cross, which consists of hand gestures accompanied by words that call upon the Father, the Son (Jesus) and the Holy Spirit, can be a powerful and meaningful act of prayer. How to do this prayer practice: As long as I can remember, I…

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