Posts Tagged Prayer

Make a “Hearts for Healing” Quilt to Cover a Neighbor in Prayer

Make a "Hearts for Healing" Quilt to Cover a Neighbor in Prayer

The summer before last, I was asked to attend a “laying of the hands” prayer time for a sweet sister in Christ who was fighting cancer. Unfortunately, I was riding in my car on the way to a family vacation spot when I received the e-mail. The […]

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Dirt in the Silverware Drawer?

Dirt in the Silverware Drawer?

Momentarily confused, I wonder, “How in the world did dirt get in the silverware drawer?”  I wash, dry (…well, the dishwasher does), and replace the cutlery into the drawer.  The dirt is not in the plan.  I know you have wondered the same thing.  I’m not alone.  […]

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His Plan, Not Mine. Thank God!

His Plan, Not Mine. Thank God!

I have always had a heart for women’s ministry and for my neighbors, so you would think that starting a neighborhood Bible study would just be a natural, and exciting thing for me to do. It wasn’t.  I was excited to be a hostess, and even meet […]

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An Original

An Original

Enjoy our guest post today from Abingdon Women   The lotion bottle was sitting nearly empty among the crayons, paint, and other supplies.  I had slipped into the supply room to grab some markers and paper for my prayer time on the retreat I was attending.  At first […]

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No One Ever Prayed for Me

No One Ever Prayed for Me

I grew up in rural Ohio, with the most gorgeous farmland in America.   Directions were given by cornfields, not by roads.  Houses were spread out by miles of fields. My school was 12 miles from my house; milk and bread were too.  I walked uphill in the […]

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Love Your Neighbor As Yourself?

Love Your Neighbor As Yourself?

“Love your neighbor as yourself.”. Yes, but how? What comes to mind when you read this verse?  (Mark 12:31) What does it look like to accomplish this!  What stirs within you when you hear Christ say this is the second greatest command? I often feel inadequate. Don’t […]

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Jan’s Story: My Heart Began to Heal

Jan's Story: My Heart Began to Heal

Following the tragic loss of one of my children in 1992, I was invited by a neighbor to attend Debbie McGoldrick’s NBS. Through understanding God’s presence and purpose in trials and receiving the encouragement and love of neighbors, my heart began to heal. I know personally the […]

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Start With Prayer

Start With Prayer

So you want to start something, but don’t know how, or where to begin, right?  Well… let’s start right here! Praying for Yourself   Pray that God will give you His vision, His plan for your neighbors, and that you will see people and their needs as […]

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Unexpected Blessings… Amy’s Story

Unexpected Blessings... Amy's Story

Unexpected Blessings Amy von Borstel I could’ve never dreamed of the blessings that would come from my involvement in a neighborhood Bible study. I hadn’t planned to be a part of a Bible study group. I got involved in a roundabout way. It all started when my […]

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I Don’t Have Granite Countertops…

I Don't Have Granite Countertops...

I don’t have granite countertops, I can’t lead a neighborhood Bible study… There!  I said it!  Doesn’t that sound crazy?  Oh! my list of excuses was many… I don’t know the Bible like I should. I haven’t been to seminary. I am nervous. I don’t have the […]

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