Posts Tagged ‘prayer’

    I Can’t Breathe

    I sent the kids outside to sled on our street, no doubt turning packed snow to ice so the road will be nearly impassable by nightfall. The boys returned, in all their sweaty, smelly funk. I can’t breathe. What is it about 12 and 13 year old boys who’ve been playing, the smell that takes [...]

    Songs that Speak: God of this City

    In recent weeks, God has used “God of this City” by Chris Tomlin to speak to me. Have a listen below. There is no one like our God. Greater things have yet to come. Greater things are still to be done in this city. A Prayer God of this city, King of these people, Lord [...]

    Songs that Speak: Give Us Your Heart

    I recently came across this song by William McDowell from his “As We Worship – Live” album. I cannot get the words, the tune out of my head. And that’s a good thing. God speaks to my heart through this man’s ministry. His music is so anointed. Pray and sing as you watch this video. [...]

    I Never Wanted Him to Begin With

    I know it’s horrible to say, but I never wanted Bailey to begin with. He was a product of divorce who needed a home. So when my ex-husband and his wife were in the middle of a divorce, the product of their marriage was sort of up for grabs. She was moving across country and [...]

    7 Things I Learned When My Son (Almost) Moved Away

    This past weekend, I thought my 12 year-old son might move in with his dad in the fall. Then last night he told me he changed his mind. Even though the whole time line lasted for only 24 hours, it was one of the most emotionally draining times of my life. I went to bed [...]

    Coincidence or God Moment

    Last week I spoke at the Lynchburg Evening Aglow meeting and shared my story based on my work in progress – the book I’m writing. At the end of the meeting, several ladies prayed for me and one used the phrase “ready writer” in her prayer. Others who were there affirmed that phrase, which I [...]

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    Cheryl Smith