Tag: Intentional Living

The Beauty and The Mess

They captivate me.  Glimmering golden alongside the road, making the most ordinary of routes feel like a wondrous journey. Wildflowers budding and blooming anew, proclaiming spring’s arrival even if the wind still blows cold.   They draw me in every year. Their blooms call to something in my […]

Snapshots of Life

For over two years, I have kept the tradition of taking a picture a day – just one picture – that represents my day. I take the snapshot on my phone, and – using the marvelous Rhonna app – add text to explain that day’s picture. I finish […]

Praying For Our Families || Day 31

Prayer Focus: Gratitude and Thankfulness Central Scripture: “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.” (Psalm 136:1) Prayer: Gracious Father, You have given me so much from the generosity of Your hands. You have poured out blessing upon blessing, not because I have earned or deserve it, […]

Praying For Our Families || Day 30

Prayer Focus: Generosity and Focus Central Scripture: “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break […]

Praying For Our Families || Day 23

Prayer Focus: Knowledge of Spiritual Gifts and Opportunity to Use Them Central Scripture: “Now about spiritual gifts, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be ignorant.” (1 Corinthians 12:1) Prayer: Heavenly Father, thank You for giving us Your Spirit to equip us as we walk through […]

Praying For Our Families || Day 17

Prayer Focus: Resistance to Temptation Central Scripture: “Each one is tempted when, by his own evil desire, he is dragged away and enticed.” (James 1:14)  Prayer: God, You are good. You are faithful. You are merciful and compassionate and gracious. In every situation, You are the light that […]

Praying For Our Families || Day 15

Prayer Focus: Strength of Conviction in Decision-Making Central Scripture: “Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of Christ.” (Philippians 1:27) Prayer: Gracious Father, thank You for sending Your Son to rescue us from the ways of the world. We didn’t even know we needed to be saved, […]