Encouraging Words

Python Spirit Attacks Your Voice

Stagnancy and passivity can plague believers. Pastors and ministry leaders call it being in a dry place or in the wilderness. But, could there be a spiritual force at work behind your lack of ambition to pray and worship? Yes, we have a part to play in our spiritual...
Prayer – An Invitation to Intimacy First

Prayer – An Invitation to Intimacy First

I started this journey where I asked the Holy Spirit to teach me how to pray. Prayer in itself has so many forms and applications. It is like a multifaceted diamond. When the light of God shines on it a new facet shines and lights up. Because it is so vast where do...

Why Pray

Why Pray

Prayer for many is to request items, funds or when one is in danger. For some it’s a lifestyle, an open communication to the Heavenly Father; praying in season and out of season. In 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18. “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all...

What is Communication?

What is Communication?

Long ago when I was a child, my grandmother would just give you a look and right away you knew it was time to shape up or remove yourself from the area. I think the kids of today have lost that structure when it comes to discipline. Often when routines are put into...

Elements and Importance of Prayer

Elements and Importance of Prayer

Prayer is essential in our life. When I think of Mary of Bethany when she went to Jesus and said, in John 11:32, "Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died. Mary knew the importance of praying to Jesus, and I feel like she saw Jesus for who he was. In...

Does God Hear Me When I Pray?

Does God Hear Me When I Pray?

The short answer is, yes, He does hear me. But this hasn’t always been my understanding in the past. Because of life circumstances when people I cared about and who were an important part of my life, didn’t really listen to me or heard only part of what I said, I...

What is Prayer?

What is Prayer?

I remember thinking that prayer was this formal act of going lowly before the King and presenting only my most humble requests. I felt that I couldn’t ask for too much. I thought there was a formula for it. I had to say these words, in that order, while doing this, in...

The Roar From Within

The Roar From Within

What do you do when you see a child of God that you love or care about, blinded by their own understanding? Blinded by their own rationale? It is like a fog that obstructs their minds, and they don’t see any truth beyond themselves. What do you do when your words are...

The Trust Journey is Easy

The Trust Journey is Easy

It has been a season of walking by faith and not by sight. The Lord has been speaking to me again about trust. This is the fourth trust journey He has had me take in the past 15 years. This trust journey is easy. Three times He called me to radical trust journeys,...

Deliverance Anointing

Deliverance Anointing

My hand has been hot for almost a month now. Manifestations of the Spirit are one of the ways the Holy Spirit speaks to me. The heat has been radiating from my deliverance hand, which tells me there is an anointing for deliverance. It was interesting the other day as...

Healing from Mother’s Wounds

Healing from Mother’s Wounds

I was worshipping and contemplating mother relationships. I was hearing, live for heaven more than earth. Many people are hurt by parents' wounds, words that are said, and words they long to hear. Words hurt, and lack of words can also hurt. Growing up, people said my...

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