This day there was a rather large thunderstorm, and I was sitting by the window watching and waiting for every flash of lightning I could see. I remember also wanting to know if God was real.
Some time ago I heard the true story of two parents grieving the untimely loss of a child. A caring church leader extended his love and concern for the family when he visited in their home. Before he left, he asked if they would like to pray with him. Certainly, they responded, we need the … Continue reading Prayers of Gratitude
It never fails. Whenever I step into the shower, begin cooking dinner, or turn the ignition on my car, my cell phone rings. It is comical how my dad always seems to call at the most inconvenient, busiest time of the day. But when I think about my sweet dad and his penchant for phone … Continue reading Fathers
The world is invited to fast together, for a unified purpose. "Let us unite our faith to plead for physical, spiritual, and other healing throughout the entire world."
I changed my focus and started thinking about what I would want someone see if they were looking through our windows.
Happy Mother's Day! Today is a day we celebrate our mothers and the significant women in our lives. We pay tribute to the divine calling of motherhood. Here are ten beautiful quotes to reflect on: "Mothers are endowed with a love that is unlike any other love on the face of the earth." - Marjorie … Continue reading Ten Meaningful Quotes that Celebrate Motherhood
This simple series of promptings to my mind gave peace to my heart, and witnessed that God is in the big and small things in my life. The Lord has it all covered.
On this Veterans Day – the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I – we at Uplift send our thanks to all those who have served in the various branches of the US military, brave men and women who were willing to put their lives on the line for the rest of us. … Continue reading Faithful Veterans
What a simple truth. Whether we invite God into our lives or not, He is simply always there. It is up to us to extend the invitation. More importantly, are we living our lives in such a way that we can feel His presence?
Does God really want to speak to you? Yes! But how do we hear His voice? When it comes to questions like this, I’m one who really wants to be told what to do. Of course, that’s often not the way prayers are answered or the way we are taught from above. After all, it’s … Continue reading A Formula for More Powerful Prayers