Long-Distance Grandparenting and Technology

Long-Distance Grandparenting and Technology

BEING A LONG-DISTANCE (OR SOCIAL DISTANCING) GRANDPARENT: We know the reality of being long-distance grandparents. Three of our six grandchildren live more than seven hundred miles from my husband and me.  Experience has taught both of us that long-distance...

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Raising Our Arms in Prayer

Raising Our Arms in Prayer

Call to Action: Moses’ instructions to Joshua were crystal clear. “Choose for us men and go out and fight with Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the staff of God in my hand” (Exodus 17:9). The next day, Moses stood between Aaron and Hur with...

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Does Worry Have You Tied in Knots?

Does Worry Have You Tied in Knots?

A special welcome to my guest blogger, Terri Sherrow. I worry during these times of uncertainty. How can I not worry? The coronavirus has us in quarantine, and the world is on hold. I worry not only for my health but for the health and safety of my loved ones, health...

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Praying for the Eradication of the Coronavirus

Praying for the Eradication of the Coronavirus

Is the Coronavirus impacting your life? Do you find yourselves glued to CNN for another COVID-19 update? Have you changed your plans, rearranged your schedule or canceled an upcoming trip? Change in Plans: I packed my suitcase last Thursday morning, thrilled about my...

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GrandJunctions

GrandJunctions

What is a GrandJunction? Have you searched unsuccessfully for a Grandparent @ Prayer group located near you? Have you tried to start a group in the past and had it fizzle out within a couple of weeks? Does the thought of starting a prayer group terrify you? If you...

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The Story of the Blind Beggar

The Story of the Blind Beggar

Accompanying Jesus on the Road to Jericho (Luke 18) The crowd jostles us as we walk down the dusty road, accompanying Jesus on his way to Jericho. We hear a beggar hollering from a distance. “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me.” We walk further, drawing close to...

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Is Prayer Restricted by Age?

Is Prayer Restricted by Age?

God’s Spirit nudged me, urging me to ask a seemingly ridiculous, possibly rhetorical, question. Is prayer restricted by age? Praying with Children Last week, I had the pleasure of serving as a “prayer angel” at our vacation Bible school. My responsibilities were...

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LORD, Help My Unbelief

LORD, Help My Unbelief

Mark 9:14-29 Have you ever been embarrassed—flushed cheeks and all—by a movie’s leading character? That’s how I feel every time I read Mark’s account of “The Healing of the Boy with the Unclean Spirit” (Mark 9:14-29). I want to signal, "Hush!" before the dad has a...

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Grandparents Day of Prayer

If you wander through a Hallmark store during the final weeks of August, you’ll notice cards celebrating National Grandparents Day. You won’t find any cards for Grandparents Day of Prayer, even though its date coincides with National Grandparents Day. Grandparents Day...

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STRETCHER-BEARERS

STRETCHER-BEARERS

Who are the Stretcher-Bearers? Let's consider a familiar Gospel story--the story of the four stretcher-bearers and the paralytic (Luke 5:17-26)--in a not-so-familiar fashion. Instead of a story about faith and friendship, let's consider it as a metaphor for prayer....

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