Dandelion Wishes vs. Prayer

Dandelion wishes vs. prayer

Dandelion Wishes vs. Prayer Dandelions—the bane of many homeowners who strive for manicured lawns. Adults see them as an irritation. A nuisance. But children see dandelions as a source of unlimited potential. Wishes, hopes, and dreams wrapped up in the seeds of a wild flower. When you were a child, did you ever pluck a…

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Lessons in Prayer for Christian Writers – Part 3

Scripture references: Psalm 3:3-4, Psalm 56:9-11, Psalm 57:7-9 In my previous post on a Christian writer's perspective about prayer, I mentioned the importance of waiting on God with expectant faith. Today, I'll elaborate on what the circumstances were when David wrote his prayer in Psalm 5. We know it was a morning prayer for God…

Lessons in prayer for Christian writers – Part 2

Scripture references: Psalm 5:1-3, Psalm 88:13, Hebrews 4:16 "The one concern of the devil is to keep Christians from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work and prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, mocks at our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray." As I was asking the Lord about what I…

Lessons in prayer for Christian writers – Part 1.

Scripture references: Psalm 5:3, Psalm 27:13-14, Romans 8:23-26 In these next few posts, I'd like to share with you some lessons that I've learned about prayer. As a Christian writer, I believe that every word I pen should be birthed from time spent in prayer before the Lord. This is what distinguishes Christian literature from…

What Do You Pray for Your Writing?

What do you pray for your writing? You might think that’s a silly question. Of course we pray for our writing. But what, exactly, are we praying for? If we’re honest, our prayers are often centered on requests for favor with agents and publishers. Book contracts, large advances, and strong sales top our lists. Although…

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