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Super Bowl Sunday Prayer

By Karen Barber | January 28, 2023

This Super Bowl Sunday Prayer helps us enjoy the day of the US National Football League championship game with an eye on more than who wins or loses.  It reminds us to embrace the best qualities of sportsmanship and endurance. Super Bowl Sunday Prayer Dear God, Today as we gather with family and friends to…

Candlemas Prayer for the Light of the World

By Karen Barber | January 27, 2023

This Candlemas Prayer builds on the tradition and spirit of the earliest Christian feast day.  Candlemas is the end of the Christmas celebration on February 2, which is 40 days after Christ’s birth. At that time Jesus’ family presented him in the Temple in accordance to Jewish Law. (See Luke 2:22-40)  Traditionally, church members bring…

Groundhog Day Prayer

By Karen Barber | January 26, 2023

This Groundhog Day Prayer is a good way to connect the traditional celebration of Groundhog Day with our desire for better, warmer days to come quickly and for winter to end soon. Although Groundhog Day is not a religious celebration, it grew out of a day on the church calendar called Candlemas.    Candlemas is celebrated…

Hard Times in Life Prayer for Hope

By Karen Barber | January 7, 2023

This Hard Times in Life Prayer for Hope will help you pray during your dark times when life is tough and you feel hopeless and alone.  Your hard times in life might be because of the death of a loved one, serious illness, a loved one in trouble or a life crisis. Our Hard Times…

Seeing Jesus When We Die Prayer

By David Shelton | December 29, 2022

Have you ever wondered how you will react when Jesus meets you when you die?  Our family treasures an experience that defies explanation that my mother Sheila recalls when her Dad, Grandpa Tyner, died. Grandpa Tyner’s Miraculous Moments on the Threshold of Heaven       One particular night in June of 2003 my mom, Sheila, woke…

Prayer to Develop a Giving Heart

By David Shelton | November 22, 2022

This prayer to develop a giving heart will help you align with God’s plan for you to help others less fortunate. A Story about Giving from My Father’s Life My father told me a story that has stuck with me for many years about a memorable lesson on giving that he learned one Christmas from…