Book Reviews, Memoir, Prayer, Theology

A Traveler’s Advisory (review)

A Traveler's Advisory by Marcia Lee Laycock My rating: 5 of 5 stars In A Traveler's Advisory, author Marcia Laycock takes readers from the Arctic Circle to the jungles of Papua New Guinea and home again. Each of the 52 meditations draws spiritual lessons from a travel experience (sections are titled "In the Air," "On… Continue reading A Traveler’s Advisory (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Prayer

Fit for Prayer (review)

Fit for Prayer by Kimberley Payne My rating: 4 of 5 stars In Fit for Prayer—Learn How to Fit Prayer and Physical Activity Into Your Daily Routine, author and lifestyle coach Kimberley Payne promises to help us “... gain insight into how to incorporate prayer and fitness into your daily routine”- Fit for Prayer, p.… Continue reading Fit for Prayer (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Prayer, Writing Life

Pray, Write, Grow – review

Pray, Write, Grow: Cultivating Prayer and Writing Together by Ed Cyzewski My rating: 5 of 5 stars Each year I choose a word or phrase as a focus for the twelve months ahead. My word for 2015 is “pray.” So when I saw the title of Ed Cyzewski’s latest book, I knew I wanted it.… Continue reading Pray, Write, Grow – review

Prayer, Writing Life

A praying-the-Bible prayer for writers

I have, over the years, collected and memorized Bible verses that encouraged me as a writer. I'm also a great fan of praying Bible words back to God. I have combined those two things into a prayer for writers. Pray it over yourself and your work in 2013—and be blessed! ************** Dear God, as the… Continue reading A praying-the-Bible prayer for writers

Bible study, Prayer

Pray the Bible

Do you ever use Bible words in your prayers? There are several ways to do this. You can pray complete prayers as they are written. Some well known Bible prayers are the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13), and the prayers that Paul prays for the early church in Ephesians 1:15-20 and 3:14-21. Wes and Stacey Campbell… Continue reading Pray the Bible