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Pause and Pray

Hello, Joy!

May 12, 2021 Pause+Pray
Jesus said, “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.” (John 15:11)

Be Thankful, Even for Failure

May 11, 2021 Pause+Pray
In his book "Thanks!" Robert Emmons characterizes gratitude as not a “superficial happiology,” but a perspective with transformative power.

Civil Discourse

May 10, 2021 Pause+Pray
“Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment...”(Ephesians 4:29).

God Bless Mothers

May 9, 2021 Pause+Pray
Reach out to your mom today. If she’s no longer with us, spend a moment in prayer for the woman who loved you first—and loved you most.

Surrender to New Life

May 8, 2021 Pause+Pray
We often must let go of what we are used to and surrender to new life in Christ. “Letting go”—can be one of the strongest, most mature contemplative movements one can make.

Time to Slow Down

May 7, 2021 Pause+Pray
We live in a fast-paced society. Because of that we often miss what we can learn and experience when we have patience and wait for things to unfold.

Thank God for the Wonder of All Being

May 6, 2021 Pause+Pray
May my day be filled with gratitude for God’s many blessings. Let awareness of my blessings and the goodness of the earth inspire me to bless others.

Everyday Courage

May 5, 2021 Pause+Pray
For most of us, living courageously is a matter of choosing it with quiet resolution day after day. Take this moment to reflect on the area that is requiring courage of you.

Facing a Spiritual Fork in the Road

May 4, 2021 Pause+Pray
Life is a journey we cannot predict or control. Sometimes there will be valleys and other times mountain highs. But how do you know where God is calling you?