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I Am Breathing

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I am. Breathing. I am breathing. A prayer runs through it. A prayer of hope. A prayer of love. A prayer of wholeness and heart. I am. Hearing. I am hearing. A song runs through it. A song of joy. […]

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Each Day

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To start this day with joy. To end this day with peace. To start this day with longing. To end this day released. Live each day with wonder, With kindness, awe and grace. Live each day with courage, With trust, […]

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If You Want Me To – Ginny Owens

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The exquisite and heartfelt sounds of Ginny Owens is captured live at the Cup O Joy music venue in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She performs “If You Want Me To” in finest voice, with piano accompaniment that tickles the soul. Prayables […]

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The Good Word

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A man walked into a restaurant in a strange town. The waiter came and asked him for his order. Feeling lonely, he replied, “Meat loaf and a kind word.” When the waiter returned with the meat loaf, the man said, […]

Vivid Dreaming

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Joseph had a dream, where stalks of wheat bowed down to him. Telling his brothers about his nocturnal drama got him in one great big heap of trouble. But we all know— it turned out just fine in the end. […]

All I Ask

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Food on the table. Heat for the winter months. A decent day’s wage. Restful sleep, all the way through the night. Please provide for us the basic human necessities. And then, something more: Larger dreams, broader connections. A cause to […]

Faltering Faith

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Do you ever have a day when you’re just not that into God? In the harsh glare of reality, the One who looked so hot when you were all happy and having fun, looks like yesterday’s leftovers now that you’re […]

Reverend Jones Plays Poker

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The Reverend Jones and his buddies were having a friendly game of poker that got out of hand. Stakes were mounting up quite high. One player loses $500, clutches his chest and drops dead at the table. The card players […]

Still My God – Avalon

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Great faith-filled music by Avalon,  This YouTube video has lyrics and even some scripture, to add to your praise experience. Prayables gives “Still My God” a thumbs up! Though this is Christian song, people of all faiths can enjoy it […]

What Love Says

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Love says: You are the one who believes that I will never find you. But I am searching, searching only for you. If only you’d realize that I reside in that place where you never seem to look. Love says: […]

Repetition, Repetition

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The pastor gave a sermon where he talked about affirmations and getting what you want from the Lord and those around you. He said, “The main thing is repetition and I mean repetition. You must keep on saying the same […]

Women of All Faiths

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We gather together, women of all faiths. We bring to you our thanks and our worries, our joy and our heartbreak. You are much greater than we can ever be. Please share with us the peace and wisdom You give […]

I Love The Lord – Bridgette Campbell-Croft

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Bridgette Campbell-Croft is inspiration personified in a rare T.V. performance of: I Love the Lord. You can watch, listen and praise as Bridgette and members of the Destiny World Church Praise Team get it on…on the Christian show, Atlanta Live! […]

St. Pat’s Teens

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A wise old gentleman retired and purchased a modest home near St. Pat’s the parish high school. He spent the first few weeks of his retirement in peace and contentment. Then a new school year began. The very next afternoon […]

To God be the Glory – Tommy Walker

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Prayables loves Tommy Walker’s version of a classic standard hymn! This is a live video that not only captures the beat, and gets you up on your feet… but Tommy also slows us down, and brings us to prayer. Find […]

For Autumn

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The rains have come, Windy days and crisp nights. Days are shorter And the land prepares to sleep. Bless this day, God of seasons. Bless the autumn with the hope of comfort and rest. Be present with us as we […]

Forget-Me-Not

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It’s a knock at the door. It’s an invitation in the mail, a nudge: “Call me.” And when I do, such sweet relief. Not a burden, but a bequest: A bouquet of forget-me-nots, disguised as pain. I thank You for […]

Picture of Health

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What does God look like? We conjure up pictures in our mind of a Creator we can see, feel and touch. Artists depict God in human form, ethereal cloud and sometimes using only brush strokes of vivid color. But never, […]

Bad Relationships

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Two church ladies were packing lunches for the homeless. When they started to discuss their own home lives, one said, “Seems like all Alfred and I do anymore is fight. I’ve been so upset I’ve lost 20 pounds.” “Why don’t […]

Coal into Diamond

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It takes years of pressure to turn a piece of coal into a sparkling diamond. Thank You for second chances, and open hearts. Allow me a chance to grow in faith. Surround me with light and hope as we walk […]

Amazing Grace – Judy Collins and the Harlem Boys Choir

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Here’s today’s selection for upbeat God-loving music as today’s Prayable Pick!

Serenity Prayer: We’ve Got You Covered

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Karaoke is when regular people, like you and me, sing our hearts out, by reading the lyrics over background music to favorite songs. Picture your Aunt Edith rocking out to the head-banging Bohemian Rhapsody, and you get the picture. There […]

Hotel Clerk

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Mrs. Goldstein comes to a hotel in a “high class” resort and asks for a room. “We’re all filled up,” says the clerk. “There’s someone leaving now,” says Mrs. G., “so now you have a room.” “I am sorry,” says […]

Daughter of the Woods

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I go to the woods, for You are there. You, fully in attendance in every leaf and bough, replenish my soul with the sigh of the wind. I come here to be with You, where You dwell most presently, to […]

Greater Purpose of Self-Indulgence

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I don’t know why it’s so easy to assume God is a sloppy manager, standing silently with His arms crossed and waiting for confused workers to guess His priorities.  What seems more likely—especially when I think about it—is the idea […]

God in Me – Mary Mary, Music Video

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Here’s today’s selection for upbeat God-loving music as today’s Prayable Pick!

Chrislam, Conservadox and Other Oxymorons

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Look at it this way: there’s a great big hodge-podge of religious beliefs, bumping up against one another, each catching the religious residue of its neighbor. Chrislam, Conservadox, and Cashews are just some of the oxymorons that make up this […]

Paso Doble

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Each day is a blessing of epic proportions. I give thanks for what might seem meager comforts: real cream in my coffee, a day without a bill in the mail, Paso Doble, the Spanish two-step. Sometimes life is a dance […]

Conditional Belief

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Carmen was ticked off, and she earned it, illness, delinquent child, drunken husband, and unemployment. You name it, if it’s bad, it happens to Carmen. She wasn’t coping well. One of Carmen’s methods to address her misfortune was to talk […]

Slow, Really Slow

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A young man was a slow worker and found it difficult to hold down a job. After a visit to the employment office, he was offered work at the local zoo. When he arrived for his first day, the keeper, […]

24 Hour Challenge

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A lot happens in twenty-four hours. Babies are born, healing happens and somewhere, two people fall in love. Think about the past twenty-four hours in your own life. Have you felt joy, did you laugh, have you recognized God’s miracles? […]

Definitions for Parents

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FEEDBACK: The inevitable result when a baby doesn’t appreciate the mashed carrots. HEARSAY: What toddlers do when anyone mutters a dirty word. PRENATAL: When your life was still somewhat your own. PUDDLE: A small body of water that draws other […]

Flipping the Faith Switch

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I think light and dark are in each of us and we can tap into either avenue at any point in time. When I was expecting my son years ago, I prayed every day: “Please give me a happy, healthy, […]

Asserting Himself

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A husband was advised by his psychiatrist to assert himself. “You don’t have to let your wife henpeck you. Go home and show her you’re the boss.” The man was on fire with enthusiasm and couldn’t wait to try the […]

Healing Power of Dr. God

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If you are in need of healing, know that God, your Creator, is the great healer. What can you do when you are confronted with disturbing reports or symptoms of ill health?  You can refuse to give consent to them.  […]

Dwelling in a House of Riches

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Wisdom, understanding and knowledge. Three wonderful words that can lead to financial security; a three step process. What’s does your blueprint look like for financial success? Is your plan for riches based on something extraordinary happening? Are you searching for […]

Giving Out Years

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On the first day, God created the dog and said: “Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this, I will give you a life span of twenty […]

A Civil Tongue

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My earliest memory from school is this: “It’s a free country.” Later on, I recall: “Everyone’s entitled to their own opinion.” What I didn’t know then was the underlying truth – We’re mostly soul, wrapped in flesh and blood. Please […]

Shark

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There is this atheist swimming in the ocean. All of the sudden he sees this shark in the water, so he starts swimming towards his boat. As he looks back he sees the shark turn and head towards him. His […]

Wait No More

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I am starting a Procrastination Rally. “The roof, the roof is on fire, and we don’t need no water. Let the procrastinator’s excuses burn. Burn down long to-do lists. Burn information hoarders. Burn time wasters. Burn baby burn!” We miss […]

Army of Hope

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In a world rocked by devastation, by earthquakes and tsunamis, by starvation and cruelty, I am only one person. It is so easy to claim I can do nothing, so easy to be intimidated by the disasters before me. Please […]

Good-Bye Grandpa

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A father put his three year old daughter to bed, told her a story and listened to her prayers – which she ended by saying “God bless Mommy, God bless Daddy, God bless Grandma, and good-bye Grandpa.” The father said, […]

Answered Prayers for Gilad Shalit

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What happens the day after a prayer is answered? You go from hope to certainty, petition to gratitude. The Shalit family is celebrating the return of their beloved Gilad after more than five years in captivity. He was a teenager, […]

M-Word

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I have been afraid of money . . . afraid that understanding finances would make me cold, that preferring security makes me faithless, that wishing for prosperity makes me greedy. Please clear my heart of fear, so that You can […]

Finding Money Love

posted by Lakesha Gadson

Women want security: Lots of it, and all kinds.  We want the security of a loving partner. The security of knowing the people we love are safe.  The security of a relationship with God. Our desire for security is rooted […]

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