66 Love Letters

Since I was a kid, poetry was my outlet for my deepest thoughts.  I bring my first poem for Empowered Narrative to you today: It’s a poem about the 66 books of the Bible.  To some they’re just words. But to me, they’re His love letters. I pray it blesses you today!   I thought […]

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The Power of Being Emptied by God

A few years ago, I went on a two-week mission trip to Peru with a group of church members. Being my second mission trip, I expected it to be just as breath-taking as the first one just one year prior.  I’m a little ashamed to admit that doing missions work in Peru was not at […]

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A Prayer for a Do-Over

This here is something I’ve prayed so often that it’s almost memorized.  Maybe you find yourself saying the same things when you get on your knees.  God is a God of restoration, and even in your simplest requests, He has the power to make ALL things new. Dear God, I’m coming before you with a request […]

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Why We Pray

We often hear about praying to give thanks. For example, we pray over our food to thank God for what He has provided.  We also thank Him for our blessings, such as waking up to another day of life. On the other end of the spectrum, we correlate prayer to asking for what we need.  When […]

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A Prayer for Changing Seasons

  Dear God, I’m looking outside my window and I see leaves turning orange.  I knew that it was time for the season to change, but I didn’t realize it was happening until I saw the evidence of the colors. How many times have you tried to get my attention about the need for my […]

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Bird’s Eye View: How to Trust God’s Perspective

  This patient bird was in a tall tree in front of my house. I shot this photo a few years ago and happened to stumble upon it the other day.   The message that speaks through this image seems more relevant now than it did back then. I remember taking this shot and thinking to myself, What is she looking […]

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Prayer: Use Me, Oh God

Dear God, Things are getting pretty bad out there.  The chaos that this world is witnessing consumes each and every one of us.  Although we are all processing these experiences in our own ways, we can’t help but to feel something.  I try my hardest to stay positive and remain encouraged by Your promises of […]

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