“I’ll pray for you”

“I’ll be praying for you.” I said. She suddenly grabbed my arm with a fierce grip.  “I know you will,” she replied, “A lot of people say they’ll pray, but I actually know you will.” Something about that moment changed me.  Something about the intensity in her grip and voice that made me realize, our […]

Praying honestly: God can handle it

Ever feel like you can’t be honest with God in prayer? I used to think it was sinful or immature to express negative feelings to God. I was afraid if I communicated hurt or frustration in my prayers, I would somehow diminish God’s power or disprove my trust in Him.

Unmet expectations

My life doesn’t look like I thought it would. Pretty much every heart-to-heart conversation I’ve had over the last month could be boiled down to this sentence:  My life doesn’t look like I thought it would.  Most of the time, this was said in a negative sense. I just finished my freshman year in college […]