Posts by David Shelton

How to Suffer Well

What are the secrets of handling suffering well?  The Biblical definition of suffering is to undergo mental or physical pain. Here are the Biblical secrets of how to endure and to grow during times of suffering. Surviving the sudden onset of suffering   Did you hear it?  Oh, I’m sure you did.  I heard it…

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Finding Life Satisfaction Prayer

Are you wondering how to be happy and live a life of meaning? Does your life feel empty soon after you have gotten the latest “thing” you thought would make you feel satisfaction?  Your prayer to God can change everything.  This personal prayer for you is based on Bible verses  that hold the secret to…

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Living and Praying a Thankful Life

How do we give thanks in prayer when our personal lives and our nation are in such unsettling times?  Here are some guidelines to help you say prayers of thanksgiving even during difficult life situations. 1.  Reasons for giving thanks are all around you. Child custody battles, heart attacks, financial crisis, the death of a loved…

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Never Ending Easter

Do you feel like you miss out on the peace and joy of Easter every year?  Here’s an Easter meditation and prayer that will help and inspire you. 1.  Identify where you’re missing resurrection.      Another Easter season is past. Some of you walked away from your first Easter service without that loved one.  Some of…

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How to Pray for Your Children

Praying for your children involves becoming aware of how important your prayers are and then making a practical plan of how to pray for your children during your busy days. Here are some ideas: Praying for the Kids Ok, parents of today’s kids…it’s time.  It’s time to put down your smart phone, put down your…

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Praying When Your Heart Fails

If you’re in a life situation where your heart has literally or figuratively failed, prayer can always help improve the condition of your heart as writer David Shelton shares in this life-altering article.  . Listen to Your Heart So…where are you sitting now while reading this?  Starbucks?  From the sofa in your one-bedroom apartment?  Maybe…

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Praying about Injustice

What happens when we pray hard and long for justice and we lose?  Inspirational writer David Shelton cries out for justice and finds none here on earth.  Join him as he searches and finds a powerful way to go on in spite of the glaring injustices of life. Praying for Justice I sat in my…

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Finding Inner Peace

Are you in the middle of a life situation where there is no peace?  Here’s a way to find peace and refreshment for your body, mind, soul and spirit. Finding Peace I found myself standing alone, the wind blowing over me from left to right.  Every 8 to 10 seconds there was a crash that…

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