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Free Chapter: Seeing Your Spouse through God’s Eyes

PNFB Free Chapter The hope of adoring your husband all the days of your life depends on seeing the Creator delight in him.

In this free chapter from Prayers for New Brides, I share one of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned as David’s wife. Enter your email below to get your copy.



The Power of Jesus’ Name: True Story

power of Jesus' name

For many years, I’ve been asking God to help me comprehend the authority He has given me. I’ve learned about the spiritual battle. I’ve witnessed His answers to my prayers. Yet, I’ve still wrestled with doubts and questions about my role . Our gentle, all-knowing God is always ready to increase our faith when we […]

an Evening Prayer

hear from God when you sleep

I’m learning to invite God to interact with me as I sleep. The stillness of our nights is a perfect time to hear from our Lord – the One who shepherds, corrects, heals and delivers us. For the last several years, the Lord has spoken to me in dreams and visions. Many times the dream is a […]

Speaking Words of Life: My Mission, My Prayer

I want my words to count. I know how to flatter and how to encourage, but in this day and age I don’t believe that is enough. People are walking wounded all around us. Most of them are not sharing how much the white noise of the enemy is at work in their minds and lives. They […]

Surrendering Our Weakness, Choosing His Strength

pursuing God's strength

Timidity is something I’d like to live without. Today’s post is a simple prayer about it. I pray it sparks more conversations between you and God. Feel free to add your own prayers and Scripture references in the comments. Let’s encourage each other in the Word.  God, I am very weak. You know my weak […]

New Book News, Barn Dances and Prayer

Hi friend! I hope this finds you doing oh so well. I’m in Branson, Missouri this weekend with fun plans to celebrate my husband’s birthday. Our plans include a Saint Patrick’s Day Barn Dance at the Sycamore Creek Family Ranch. Do you like to dance with your spouse? We have been dancing together over 20 years […]

What Could God Do through You?

trusting God to do the miraculous in you

He used a shepherd boy to kill a giant. He used an unwed teenage virgin to birth the savior He used Peter’s shadow to heal people He used a boy’s lunch to feed thousands of people. Elisha’s dead bones were still infused with the power of God. Once while some Israelites were burying a man, suddenly […]

Shattering Your Strongholds

Are you wrestling with strongholds or praying for someone who is? Lately, I have become more aware of the stronghold fear has been in my life. Just this week, I’ve realized that when I operate in fear, I miss the opportunity to experience delight. Fear has stolen far too much from me. I’ve been afraid to be me. […]

Prayers that Open Doors and Move Mountains

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Do you feel stuck? Maybe you or someone you love is circling a mountain that seems immovable. In today’s post, we are going to get a fresh revelation on the idea of speaking to that mountain. Sometime last week, I felt this prayer rise up in my spirit, “Lord put Your prayers in my mouth.” It […]

Simple Prayers for Times of Financial Stress

prayers for financial stress

Are you in a financial crisis or know someone who is? These simple, Scriptural prayers can help you focus on the One who has promised to be your Provider. God is the source of every good gift. The entire universe belongs to Him. He offers to strengthen us with His unlimited resources. He withholds no good […]

The Weak are Made Strong

God gives us strength.

Hello friend! I’ve got fun news to share! I’ve started writing a new book. I’ll be mentioning more about it in the weeks to come. Until then, would you pray with me about it. Pray for God to impart the wisdom He wants me to share. I also need His wisdom on navigating all the details of self-publishing. Thank […]