Prayer Problems

How to Request and Receive Confidential Prayer

Making a confidential prayer request for yourself or others is possible if you know the secret of the right ways and means of doing so.  Sometimes our confidential prayer requests are about private family or business matters that are not public knowledge.  Other times our confidential prayer requests are about personal matters, such as our…

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Waiting Like Daniel for God to Move to Answer Prayers

When we make a prayer request we sometimes wonder if our prayers to God have been heard.  Yet when we engage in daily prayer God hears and his hand is moving in unseen ways in the spiritual realm.  A remarkable example is found in the Bible verses in Daniel 10:1-21 where an angel tells Daniel…

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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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Approaching God in Prayer

Are you reluctant to approach God in prayer with your daily personal problems and needs? Gain new confidence to knock on God’s door in this devotional – and hear the smile in God’s voice as He welcomes you in. Knock Knock knock knock’ ‘who’s there?’ “it’s me, Judi, can I come in?” “you can, and…

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How to Pray When You Can’t Let Go

Often when we are praying for those we dearly love we honestly can’t let go of them even when it becomes apparent that the time has come when we should let go.  Writer Bill Roland faced this dilemma when his father was dying of cancer.  Learn with him the prayer power of Romans 8:26 Praying.…

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Overcoming Distractions When Praying

Here’s a creative way to overcome distractions in prayer. Distractions I’ve been doing some redecorating lately.  It’s fun, but it can get to be time-consuming.  I fly from store to store collecting swatches of fabric, bring them home and tape them to our walls and chairs for contemplation. One morning I awoke with thoughts of…

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Praying for the Person Who Has Hurt You

Someone I have loved very deeply for years has hurt me.  It’s one of those ‘life changers’ Nothing seems the same.  In the midst of happiness, comes the cold slap of reality. Ouch.  Everyone says ‘time will heal’.  But, I wonder.   Yesterday I got this voicemail:   “I know you are probably not inclined…

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Going Beyond Always Asking for Things in Prayer

Are you feeling stuck in your prayer life because you feel like you’re always asking for things over and over again?  Be inspired by this breakthrough moment of simply enjoying  God’s presence. Just As I Am I came to Jesus “just as I was” when I was 6. Or 7. I cannot remember. As I grew, so…

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Spending Quality Time with God…Just Because He’s God

When our prayer times become crowded with too many requests squeezed into too little time, this poetic prayer by Merissa Lee Kelley helps us learn the art of enjoying God’s company and resting in His embrace via quality prayer time that is “beneficial and healthy to our spiritual, emotional and physical well being.” Merissa’s Story…

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