I follow a blog belonging to a good friend of mine and she has excellent, provoking, and challenging posts. I read her most recent one and I thought I’d share it here. I would encourage you to sign up and follow her via email or RSS feed. Her blog is ALLISONJBRAUN. Can you guess what her name is? Also, feel free to follow her on Twitter: @iateacandleonce
In my life I have seen God answer my prayers in very, very interesting ways. He is always so Faithful though He may not always answer them the way “we” think or expect Him to.
I could tell a hundred stories of how God has miraculously answered my prayers (seriously, I have some crazy ones, ask me anytime). Miraculous in good ways and bad. But nonetheless, for His glory only.
I am here to tell you if you are serious about God and are serious about prayer- be prepared and be careful what you pray for. Because He may actually answer them.
Recently, I have been praying that I would be more generous and loving. Generous not just with my money, but with my time, possessions, words, or whatever it may be. And praying that I would learn and grow to truly love others with Christ’s love and see people with His eyes.
Yep, that might sound good and all in a prayer. And I do mean it. But of course I don’t know about how God will actually grant these wonderful requests to me… CONTINUE READING