Category Archives: PRAYER WORKS

I Covet Casey’s Toys

Our six-year-old grandson told me he was learning the Ten Commandments in Sunday school. “That’s pretty impressive, Mark!   Tell me what you’ve learned.” He began reciting them, in order!  Then he stopped. “Grandma, I have trouble with one of … Continue reading

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Anxiety Attack Solution

Eight-year-old Alex was experiencing anxieties. His mother asked him to bring a note pad and pencil and write some instructions for what to do when this happens.  She didn’t know what she would tell him to write, but she was … Continue reading

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Anxiety Attack!

An eight-year-old was experiencing anxiety. “I’m not sick, Mom. I just have a scary feeling inside me. I get afraid and I don’t know why. Whenever you and Dad are with me I feel fine. Or if I’m playing a game or have … Continue reading

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Jesus Appears in a Dream

My friend Faye has a remarkable story. She was born into a Muslim family in a Muslim-majority country. Her parents immigrated to the US when she was nine.  She attended American schools and became a medical doctor. She followed the … Continue reading

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I’ll Come to Bible Study TWICE

I still remember T’s response when I invited her to Bible study.  She became quiet, then took a deep breath and said, “I’ll come twice.” She did come twice.  I said nothing, but I prayed.  The third week she was … Continue reading

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Will I Live to See Tomorrow?

Abdul wipes the cold sweat from his brow.  He’d already come this far, but the darkness feels ominous, and looking around him he wonders… Have I been followed? Are the authorities watching me now? Will I live to see tomorrow? … Continue reading

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Precious Time with Former Roommate

What a precious few days I spent with a former roommate and dear friend from nursing school.  Over the years we kept in touch and even traveled great distances to get together with our husbands and families. This however, was … Continue reading

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Anxieties

Today I purchased some bedding plants from the nursery.  A young employee was helping me make decisions when I noticed his unusual bracelet.  “I imagine there’s a story behind that bracelet you’re wearing.” “Yes there is.  I struggle with anxieties … Continue reading

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Preschoolers Quarreling

My preschoolers would sometimes get into quarrels and spats. Typically, I’d say, “Okay! I think we need to talk with Jesus about this.”  I’d gather them together and go to prayer. Afterward, I’d require the guilty person do two things: … Continue reading

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Leprosy – Jesus Does it Again!

Dr.  Abigail is a medical doctor serving as a missionary in a remote jungle in a developing country.  She recently spent a week in a village where the bush people rarely have an opportunity to see a doctor. There were … Continue reading

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