There is something about sacrifice that make a gift more precious. Hand carved wood, a precious antique saved through generations, lovingly tended to give to you. The expensive item you had in mind and never thought you would get. A sacrifice in love means so much more. David, the man after God’s heart, knew this: … Continue reading Desert Rose
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ It took us 3 1/2 years to get pregnant. I remember how heartbreaking that was, feeling broken and less of a woman as for 3+ years my belly and arms remained empty. I now know without a doubt that God had a very good reason for not answering our … Continue reading So Where’s God In Our Trials???
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ As we conclude another 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting, I find myself reflecting on previous seasons of prayer and fasting. Although, I spend most of my prayer time praying over prayer cards and interceding for others, I do have several recurrent ever present prayer requests for friends … Continue reading In The Waiting Room
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ I've been tirelessly praying for a very dearly loved friend for a LONG time. He's been battling some terrible things on his own for even longer than I've been praying about it. I've spent countless nights pleading with God to heal him. I know the only way that … Continue reading Are YOU Ready?
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ Psalm 145: 18-19 says, "The Lord is near to all you call on him in truth. He fulfills the desires of those who fear him: he also hears their cry and saves them." Church of the Highlands was founded on the principle of seeking God first. Every January … Continue reading Are You There God?
I prayed but God didn't help ~~~ This week we are writing about when our prayers aren't answered after our 21 days of praying and fasting. It can seem like it was all for nothing; getting up at 5am to be at church before 6am. Praying over others' needs and beseeching God for your own. But … Continue reading Something Better
I had prayed with all my heart for healing. After all, I had personally experienced a miraculous healing from the same disease just five years earlier. I knew He would heal me again. I had faith to believe He would. Didn't He hear? Didn't He care? I don't understand, I prayed to God but He didn't help. … Continue reading I Prayed But God Didn’t Help