What makes our prayer journals different?

Launch day for our 2020 Yearly Prayer Journals is here! Around this time there’s always a lot of excitement from those who are previous journal users. Y’all love to share with your friends (thank you!!) and we end up getting quite a few new followers. Your excitement draws them in, but when they start looking around they might wonder (or maybe that’s you today!), “What is so different about this prayer journal?” Maybe they even think, “I can grab one at Amazon or a

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My daily prayer routine

To see the first part of this post in video form click here, but be sure to come back for the bonus features below. 😉 Why don’t we pray as much as we want to?  For many of us, the answer is that we don’t have time OR we just don’t think about it, especially when the day starts charging ahead. I can remember for a long time starting my day super inspired to “spend the day” with the Lord, only to

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If you’re battling depression

In the last few weeks, I’ve been hit with a mild case of depression. If you’ve read my book, Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday, or know my story, you know I have a naturally melancholy personality and have learned that having joy is something worth fighting for.  If you’ve been depressed before, you understand the description of “unexplainable sadness” and one you can’t seem to just shake yourself out of. I felt on the verge of tears all day for

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How to prep your prayer journal

Five years ago, I created a prayer journal with a monthly format that has helped thousands of people clear the distractions and find the focus to cultivate deeper prayer lives!  One of the reasons I think this journal has been so effective is that you can fill out the sections once and pull out your journal for the next 30 days. There’s no daily pages or pressure to write every day. If you’re a perfectionist like me, it’s easy to not even attempt

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House Prayers

Prayer can sound dull and even boring or like something reserved for the quiet morning hours… that never seem to come. But oh, sweet believer, that’s the devil’s subtle whisper in our ears because he knows our prayers hold real power.  Ephesians 6:12 says “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” Prayer is not just

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