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Playing Funny

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Daily Quote “God writes a lot of comedy… the trouble is, he’s stuck with actors who don’t know how to play funny.” – Garrison Keillor READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily […]

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God’s Time And Money

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Daily Joke A preacher went into his church and he was praying to God. While he was praying, he asked God, “How long is 10 million years to you?” God replied, “1 second.” The next day the preacher asked God, […]

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Remind Me Who I Am – Jason Gray

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Best Religious Music There are a lot of Christian artists who know how to sing praise to the Lord, but there’s only one Jason Gray. This talented performer has a hit recording with “Remind Me Who I Am.” It’s from […]

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High Horse

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Daily Prayer My son told me today he’s not sure he believes in You. The jury is still out on that one, he said. At eleven, he’s figured it out and knows all the answers. Please help me hold my […]

Proverbs 22:6

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Daily Scripture Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 Raising children takes a whole lot! A whole lot of patience, wisdom and guidance. Proverbs 22:6 […]

Your Money or Your Life

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“Look, bud, I said ‘Your money or your life.‘” Jack Benny, the legendary tightwad pauses and says, “I’m thinking it over.” Great gag! It would be tough to find anyone who would seriously consider choosing money over his or her […]

No Longer Afraid of Failure

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Daily Quote “I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn’t fall down.” Allen H. Neuharth READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer → […]

Open My Heart – Yolanda Adams

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Best Religious Music Yolanda Adams brings us a praise song with soul. “Open My Heart” has an R & B feel with Adam’s smooth voice bringing a touch of jazz to the song. You may call it a love song […]

Midnight Lecture

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Daily Joke A man is stopped by the police around midnight and is asked where he is going at this time of night. The man replies, “I am on my way to a lecture about alcohol abuse and the effects […]

The Word

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Daily Prayer There are words for what I am… words that describe someone who shatters connections with her anger, injuring strangers and loved ones alike, as she indulges her selfishness time and again. There are words for what I am. […]

Proverbs 15:1

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Daily Scripture “A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15:1 “Speak softly” is the kind of stuff scripture is made of. Proverbs 15:1 speaks softly about a soft answer bringing calm to an […]

Words With Attitude

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Can you name a popular office game played in cubicles and conference rooms? If you guessed pop-a-shot, where crumpled up paper lands efficiently in the farthest garbage can… you’re only partially correct. Here’s a hint: Hipsters vs Honchos. Still don’t […]

Learning From Discomfort

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Daily Quote “There is more to be learned on one day of discomfort, poverty and anxiety than in a lifetime of apparent happiness, security, riches and power.” – Anonymous   READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! […]

Healthy Living

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Daily Joke A woman walked up to a little old man rocking in a chair on his porch. “I couldn’t help noticing how happy you look,” she said. “What’s your secret for a long happy life?” “I smoke three packs […]

Third World Girl – Avion Blackman

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Best Religious Music “This album is about how the Lord can take broken and fragmented lives and turn them into a beautiful mosaic. We can all become a work of beauty under the artful hands of God.” ~Avion Blackman We’re […]

Showing Up

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Daily Prayer Just when I thought You’d forgotten all about me, You show up out of the blue. A message, a flower, a guide. Something speaks to me and it says You. I bet You’ve been there all along, and […]

Psalm 145:3-4

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Daily Scripture “Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; God’s greatness no one can fathom. One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of Your mighty acts.” Psalm 145:3-4 When describing the Lord there are […]

Big Babies

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If you treat a sick child as an adult and a sick adult as a child, it usually works out pretty well. That’s how it goes in the May household. “Buck up!” is the mantra Karen May repeats when one […]

Waiting For Tomorrow – Mandisa

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Best Religious Music Mandisa is a popular contemporary Christian artist who sings with a style that’s pleasing to listen to and feels just right. “Waiting for Tomorrow” is a song about good intentions. The lyrics speak of change and being […]

Our Connection

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Daily Prayer I grew up with prayer as a quiet quick few seconds before bed, but that’s no longer enough. Adoration, praise, supplication, and pleas for intervention. They may not have been part of my past, but maybe they will […]

Working for the Weekend – Lover Boy

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Best Inspirational Music If you’re of a certain age, you can hum the tune, and probably know most of the lyrics to Loverboy’s famous party song. But if you listen closely to Loverboy’s lyrics with the Sabbath in mind, you […]

Hebrews 4:9-10

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Daily Scripture There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works, just as God did from his. Hebrews 4:9-10 The sages debate why God made the seventh day […]

Comfortable Night

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Daily Quote “Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very […]

Pick a Chapter

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Daily Joke A businessman rushed into the office of his rabbi and complained loudly about his troubles. “I am stone broke,” he cried. “My creditors call day and night demanding money. My wife says she’ll divorce me if I don’t […]

Working for the Weekend

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There may be a generation gap as wide as the Grand Canyon. But one thing Sue Ellen and her children agree on: everybody’s working for the weekend. Sound familiar? Then you’re of a certain age, can hum the tune, and […]

Preacher Buys a Parrot

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Daily Joke A preacher is buying a parrot. “Are you sure it doesn’t scream, yell, or swear?” asked the preacher. “Oh absolutely. It’s a religious parrot,” the storekeeper assures him. “Do you see those strings on his legs? When you […]

You Light Up My Life – Debby Boone

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Best Inspirational Music Let’s take a ride in the way-back machine and enjoy “You Light Up My Life,” an inspirational song from the 70’s. Debby Boone made this academy award winning song the most popular single of the decade. “You […]

Moving Mountains

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Daily Quote “Prayer has mighty power to move mountains because the Holy Spirit is ready both to encourage our praying and to remove the mountains hindering us.” – Wesley L. Duewel READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily […]

Deuteronomy 6:5

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Daily Scripture Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:5 This scripture from Deuteronomy is part of the Hebrew prayer V’ahavta. It’s so important in Jewish liturgy, […]

Response to Love

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Daily Prayer You are the center of everything. You exist, I know. You’re there to keep me dreaming. You ask me to keep trusting in an infinite plan that will surely bring peace. So amid my sadness, among this doubt, […]

Loving With Passion

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When Bonnie first met Liz she was in awe. Never before had she known anyone so much in love as her new friend. Great big love! Not the kind of “Big Love” hijacked by HBO for a T.V. show. But […]

Better Than A Hallelujah – Amy Grant

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Best Religious Music Amy Grant is the most poular Christian artist in recent history. One listen to “Better Than a Hallelujah” and you’ll understand why. Amy’s voice is smooth and soothing while still maintaining the performer’s edge. She takes great […]

Heaven Bound

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Daily Joke An exasperated mother, whose son was always getting into mischief, finally asked him, “How do you expect to get into Heaven?” The boy thought it over and said, “Well, I’ll just run in and out and in and […]

Impossible Grudge

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Daily Quote “It is impossible to hold a grudge and have peace of mind at the same time. It would be like trying to have day and night exist in the same moment.” Lee L. Jampolsky READ MORE and enjoy […]

Song of Solomon 7:6

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Daily Scripture How fair and how pleasant art thou, O love, for delights! Song of Solomon 7:6 X-rated scripture? Not so fast! The Song of Solomon, celebrates beauty, intimacy and love. Some compare the Song of Solomon or Song of […]

Forepray

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Daily Prayer As I get ready to make love, guide me to be a giver and getter of gifts. Sometimes receiving pleasure is beyond reach for me. But not tonight. This time it will be about us, not my shopping […]

God’s Gift So Grand

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Warning – Explicit language (thoughtfully) used! She figured if she bought it at Bloomingdale’s, she could talk about it… orgasm. Orgasm is the hottest selling color in the NARS line of cosmetics. Imagine the discussion when a plucky marketing maven […]

Proverbs by First Graders

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Daily Joke A 1st grade school teacher had 24 students in her class. She presented each child in her classroom the 1st half of a well-known proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. It’s […]

Improving Your Own Self

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Daily Quote “There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” Aldous Huxley READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily […]

Hold Me – Jamie Grace, Featuring TobyMac

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Best Religious Music One of the newest Christian artists on the scene is Jamie Grace. She writes and performs her own music with flair and we love it! “Hold Me” is happy praise music that speaks of God’s ever-presence in […]

Caregiver Prayer

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Daily Prayer Patients! So odd, the sound of it. So reminiscent of the very forbearance I require. Please help me to retain my calm, despite all demands. Let kindness flow freely from my soul. And please, let me minister with […]

Numbers 12:13

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Daily Scripture So Moses cried out to the Lord, “O God, please heal her!” Numbers 12:13 When searching for the perfect prayer, there is nothing to compare to a direct and simple request from the heart. Moses goes to the […]

Short Prayer for Healing

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“Lacey Horwitch’s mother feels like she doesn’t have time to pray.” Lisa was sitting in her car Sunday morning, reading the paper and killing time until 11:30 when her youngest would be ready to be picked up from basketball practice. […]

I Am – The City Harmonic

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Best Religious Music Praise ballads touch the heart and connect us to the spiritual yearnings of others. “I Am” by The City Harmonic is a ballad that gets to you from the first line, “I am a man who built […]

Saving All Seats

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Daily Joke A man lay sprawled across three entire seats in the posh theatre. When the usher came by and noticed this, he whispered to the man, “Sorry, sir, but you’re only allowed one seat.” The man groaned but didn’t […]

Begin Today

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Daily Quote “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” – Joseph Cardinal Bernardin READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer […]

John 3:8

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Daily Scripture The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit. John 3:8 God’s work could be […]

Providence

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Daily Prayer Call it kismet or divine intervention I am where I need to be. Let me never forget that I did not wander here unplanned by chance. You led me to this place. I am on stage awaiting my […]

Balygon

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How do you control the tears? You get a phone call at work, “come quickly, your mother is ill.” Another time, you show up at the office clearly distraught, your daughter is moving in with her no-goodnick boyfriend. Your co-workers […]

Becoming Capable

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Daily Quote “Treat people as if they are what they ought to be, and you can help them become what they are capable of becoming.”   – Johann von Goethe READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! […]

Come On (My Soul) – Rend Collective Experiment

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Best Religious Music Some of the best religious music has the least amount of lyrics. “Come On (My Soul),” by Rend Collective Experiment is one of those songs. 15 unique words that are packed with a faith expanding plea to […]

Delayed Entry

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Daily Joke An elderly couple were killed in an accident and found themselves being given a tour of heaven by Saint Peter. “Here is your ocean side condo, over there are the tennis courts, swimming pool, and two golf courses. […]

Peter 4:10

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Daily Scripture Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms. Peter 4:10 God gives us exactly the right amount of gifts we need to live a life of […]

Monday Rebirth

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Daily Prayer Today I am born to a new week. I thank You for the view from Monday, for the wide, unworn week stretching out before me, for all the possibility simmering beneath the surfaces of appointments and deadlines. Thank […]

4 Principles of Values Based Leadership: Genuine Humility

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4 of 4 ← BACK • START OVER → Genuine Humility: The ability never to forget who you are, to appreciate the value of each person in the organization, and to treat everyone respectfully. READ MORE Full Feature: Dumb Things […]

4 Principles of Values Based Leadership: True Self Confidence

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3 of 4 ← BACK • CONTINUE → True Self Confidence: More than mastery of certain skills, true self-confidence enables you to accept yourself as you are, recognizing your strengths and your weaknesses, and focusing on continuous improvement. READ MORE […]

4 Principles of Values Based Leadership: Balance and Perspective

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2 of 4 ← BACK  • CONTINUE → Balance and Perspective: The ability to see situations from multiple perspectives, including differing viewpoints, to gain a holistic understanding. READ MORE #3 True Self Confidence GET THE BOOK!

4 Principles of Values Based Leadership: Self Reflection

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1 of 4 ← GO BACK TO FEATURE • CONTINUE → #1. Self-Reflection: The ability to reflect and identify what you stand for, what your values are, and what matters most. READ MORE #2 Balance and Perspective GET THE BOOK!

Dumb Things She Does

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You know you do it. Neglect to write down that appointment and miss it. Dumb. Lose that phone number in a messy pile of papers on your desk. Dumb. Forget to file that report. Dumb. Dumb, dumb, and dumber. Harry […]

Open Book: Letters to a Young Poet – Rainer Maria Rilke

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Can advice imparted from one poet to another have resonance for the rest of us? Yes! Join Alice and Lori as they delve into Rainer Maria Rilke’s seminal “Letters to a Young Poet.” We’ll talk about faith, emotion, and self-doubt. […]

Pleasure Cost

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Daily Quote “It cannot be true that life demands nothing of us, leaving us free to search out pleasure at whatever cost to others.” – Lawrence Hoffman READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story […]

Church Money

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Daily Joke A minister was preoccupied with thoughts of how he was going to ask the congregation to come up with more money than they were expecting for repairs to the church building. Therefore, he talked with the organist to […]

Just To Be With You – Paul Baloche

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Best Religious Music Heavy duty worship music- Paul Baloche style! Paul and his band know how to lead us in praise with the right words, the right music and the right intent. “Just to be With You” is one of […]

The Reason

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  Daily Prayer Prayer is a gift I give myself. I turn to You, because then I am not alone. I give You my troubles: You can bear them. I give You my thanks: You grant me all my needs. […]

Hebrews 11:1

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Daily Scripture Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 Like love, a description of faith is often elusive. Hebrews 11:1 solves the explanation problem. This passage from scripture offers a […]

What Does Amen Mean?

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“Ahem” (sound of throat clearing) “’Amen’ does not mean ‘truth’ it means ‘trust.’” Oopsie. After all, Nellie is a volunteer Sunday school teacher. She’s not expected know everything! The Pastor overheard her answering the question of a young girl who […]

Fine Line

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Daily Quote “There is a fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.” Maya Angelou   READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer → Daily Music […]

Jar 47

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Daily Joke A new doctor had arrived in town. He could cure anything and anybody. Everyone was amazed with what he could do – everyone except for Mr. Thompson, the town skeptic. Grumpy old Mr. Thompson went to visit this […]

Hallelujah – Bon Jovi

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Best Religious Music Here’s for all the ladies who can’t resist an aging heart throb singing God’s praises. Double the pleasure! Jon Bon Jovi is hot and so is his version of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” from the movie Shrek. This […]

Broadcast

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Daily Prayer Help me silence the relentless roar of newscasters and fanatics. So much of what we hear each day seeks to separate us from one another. I watch the news because I want to know what is going on […]

Turning it Off

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“This is why I don’t like to watch T.V.” Olivia was practically shouting to her husband as she watched yet another political commercial she’s seen umpteen times before. Commercials are bad enough, (unless they’re funny) but the commercials for political […]

Deuteronomy 30:15

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Daily Scripture See, I have set before you today life and good, and death and evil. Deuteronomy 30:15 Free will – it’s one of those sticky wickets. It’s not merely a question of whether man or God determines fate. But […]

Not Really Yours

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Daily Quote “Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.” – Sinclair Lewis READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer → Daily Music → […]

Me First

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Daily Joke A rabbi, a cantor and a congregation president are all held up by a robber who points a gun at them. “Let me at least give one more sermon before you shoot me,” pleads the rabbi.  “Let me […]

We Are – Kari Jobe

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Best Religious Music Kari Jobe is a rising Christian music star to watch. “We Are” is one of the reasons why the industry is praising this young performer for her talent. “We Are” is sung beautifully by Kari. There is […]

Jeremiah 30:17

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Daily Scripture “For I will restore health to you and heal you of your wounds,” says the Lord. Jeremiah 30:17 Prayers for health is the number one prayer request. When prayers of gratitude for restoration of health surpasses the request […]

Radiant Morning!

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Daily Prayer What a wild burst of energy today! I woke this morning to Your beautiful sunlight, to Your blue skies, and a world of possibility! I am motivated. I am ready. I am Yours. Let’s take this day together! […]

Feeling Blue

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It used to be blue, but now it’s blah. The little loops from the terry cloth have worn down and now they’re flat, just like her. Blah, worn down and flat. Paula resembles her old bathrobe, the one she spends […]

Deep Sorrow

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Daily Quote “This reminds me of something I said last year when I went through a very hard tragedy. ‘Sorrow this deep must be used to teach.’” – Stephanie Heilker Sebero READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily […]

Mayhem in the House

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Daily Joke One afternoon a man came home from work to find total mayhem in his house. His three children were outside, still in their pajamas, playing in the mud with empty food boxes and wrappers strewn all around the […]

I Wanna Grow Old With You – Adam Sandler

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Inspirational Music For hopeless romantics, “I Wanna Grow Old With You” is a wonderful and fun love song. The perennial crowd pleaser, Adam Sandler, performs this inspirational song for his movie love interest Drew Barrymore in the movie “The Wedding […]

Segues

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Daily Prayer Impossible, he called me. In fact, I said, I am quite possible. Just not very likely. I told him, you disagree with everything I say. No I don’t, he said. My husband and I never argued. That would […]

Psalm 107:20

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Daily Scripture He sent His word and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions. Psalm 107:20 We humans can be self-destructive creatures. Psalm 107:20 addresses the plight of one wounded from circumstances of his or her own doing. With […]

Loving Ms. Not Good Enough

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It was one line that redeemed the book from being utter crap to something worth reading. Tony was the central character. He was dating Veronica, a moody and complicated girl.  The first time he met her family, the mother caught […]

Reward of Faith

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Daily Quote “Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” – St. Peter Julian Eymard READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story […]

I Smile – Kirk Franklin

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Best Religious Music Sometimes you just need a simple song to cheer you up. That’s “I Smile” by Kirk Franklin. Kirk is the master of Christian music from gospel to R & B. “I Smile” is more pop and we […]

Prism

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Daily Prayer Refractions of light from a prism: a heterogeneous, multi-faceted rainbow, splitting the spectrum. Transparency separating the light into its component elements. It’s not the brightest, fastest, or keenest ray that makes the enchantment happen, but it strikes the […]

Kid’s Bedtime Prayers

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Daily Joke A Rabbi said to a precocious six-year-old boy, “So your mother says your prayers for you each  night? That’s very commendable. What does she say?” The little boy replied, “Thank God he’s in bed!” *** When my  daughter, […]

Pirkei Avot 4:1

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Daily Scripture Who is rich? The one who is happy with his portion. Pirkei Avot 4:1 Financial security is a lot like weight loss, it’s all about portion control. We learn from the Ethics of the Fathers, (Pirkei Avot) we […]

How She Does It

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“I don’t know how she does it.” Lillianne is not talking about the best-selling book turned movie with Jessica Sarah Parker as a super-working mom. She’s talking about her sister Serena. With a touch of sibling rivalry and a touch […]

Stairway To Heaven – Mary Blige

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Best Religious Music In a brilliant stroke of music match-ups, Mary Blige sings Led Zepplin’s classic, “Stairway to Heaven.” This is not your typical religious music proclaiming the virtues of heaven. This is a rock and roll song with lyrics […]

Explaining Marriage

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Daily Joke The child was a typical four-year-old girl – cute, inquisitive, bright as a new penny. When she expressed difficulty in grasping the concept of marriage, her father decided to pull out his wedding photo album, thinking visual images […]

What We Think

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Daily Quote “We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts.With our thoughts, we make the world.” – Gautama Siddharta READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture […]

With Me

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Daily Prayer Here beside You, I am known. You have the words I cannot find. You know the truths I will not speak. You offer me peace I thought was out of reach. You are my warmest companion, my perfect […]

Isaiah 51:7

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Daily Scripture Hearken unto me, you who know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear not the reproach of people, and be not dismayed by their revilings. Isaiah 51:7 “Do the right thing” is the message from […]

God Spoke to Dr. King

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It was nighttime and Dr. King placed the phone down after receiving another death threat. “Listen, n#!!@r, we’ve taken all we’re gonna from you, before next week you’ll be sorry.” He got up out of bed and went into the […]

Truth You Believe

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Daily Quote “The truth you believe and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new.” – Pema Chodron READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer → Daily […]

Anagrams

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Daily Joke An anagram, as we all know, is a word or phrase made by transposing or rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. The following examples are quite astounding! Dormitory – Dirty Room Desperation – A Rope Ends […]

Ave Maria – Beyonce

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Best Religious Music Beyonce does Ave Maria like no one else ever could. Strong statement. There are so many brilliant versions of this classic. But with Beyonce’s contemporary take, Ave Maria is new again for another generation. Don’t miss the […]

Proverbs 23:24

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Daily Scripture The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him. Proverbs 23:24 Parenting can be difficult, frustrating and often disappointing. But this proverb shows us the rewards received, when by […]

Soulful Mother

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Thank You for giving me the gift of life; my child, the greatest human love I will ever know. You are here with me, always putting my child’s needs first. You are here with me, duplicating my education, wisdom, and […]

Like Mother, Like Daughter

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Sondra didn’t like the tone of this conversation at all. First of all, it was the Sabbath and Robert was grumbling. “My kids decided to join another church nearby, not ours.” Ever cheerful, and with complete sincerity, Sondra replied, “That’s […]

As if There Were One

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Daily Quote “God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.” – St. Augustine READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer → Daily Music […]

Car Accident

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Daily Joke A very successful man parked his brand-new Lexus in front of his office, ready to show it off to his colleagues. As he got out, a truck passed too close and completely tore off the door on the […]

I will Always Be With You – Sheena Easton & Jesse Corti

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Best Inspirational Music “I Will Always be with You” is a song from “All Dogs Go to Heaven ll.” Take away the animation and you have a love song extrordinaire. Even with the animation, you have the same beautiful love […]

Corinthians 5:8

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Daily Scripture Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord. Corinthians 5:8 When someone you love dies, you grieve for the loss you feel. Corinthians 5:8 speaks […]

Final Walk

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Daily Prayer It is time. She looks at me with love and pain in her big brown eyes. It is time. Oh, help me to not run away from here, to not run away from bringing her to You. The […]

Rocky & Daddy

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Rocky was only 4 when his Daddy went to jail. They were inseparable up till then. He went to work with him every day, slept in his bed and followed him everywhere. Rocky was tough, like his Hollywood movie namesake, […]

Dignity Through Labor

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Daily Quote “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture […]

Lifesong – Casting Crowns

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Best Religious Music You don’t often find a Casting Crowns song that’s upbeat and purely praise, Lifesong is that song. It’s a great concert piece as well as a song for your  personal collection that inspires you to sing your […]

Nowhere

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An Atheist is trying to convince his 8-year-old son that God doesn’t exist. While his son is sleeping, the man writes on his son’s bedroom ceiling:”God is nowhere.” The following morning the son comes running to his father and says: […]

Urban Dweller

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Daily Prayer Among skyscrapers and city streets, You are here. I sense You in sun hot pavement, glinting glass and rumbling buses. When I take the train, I see You in the faces of Your children– Young and old, men […]

Revelation 3:8

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Daily Scripture I have set before you an open door. Revelation 3:8 An open door is an invitation to walk through it. Revelation 3:8 is about action in motion. Seeing an opportunity and taking action is what the Lord intended […]

Suburban Traveler

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She pretended she didn’t live in suburbia. She’s an urban kind of gal, but somehow ended up 60 minutes by commuter train from the glamor of the big city. Better schools, bigger house for the buck and a long list […]

Will of God

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Daily Quote “The will of God will never take you to where the grace of God will not protect you.” ~Bernadette Devlin READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily […]

College Writing

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A visitor to a certain college paused to admire the new Hemingway Hall that had been built on campus. “It’s a pleasure to see a building named for Ernest Hemingway,” he said. “Actually,” said his guide, “it’s named for Joshua […]

Psalm 61:1-2

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Daily Scripture O God, listen to my cry! Hear my prayer! From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed. Psalm 61:1-2 The psalmists know that God’s hears our prayers and listens […]

Radical Trust

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Daily Prayer It usually forces itself upon me, because I’d never choose the discomfort that comes with being completely out of control. I feel utterly humbled by the hardness of circumstance, and depleted of the ability to fix it. But […]

Move – Mercy Me

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Mercy Mercy has another hit on the Christian pop charts with “Move,” from their Mr. Lovewell album. This song is fast, fun and full of the faith message that runs through the music of Mercy Me. Prayable’s picks “Move” as […]

Best Prayer Apps – Olive Tree

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3 of 3 ← PREVIOUS Best Prayer Apps 3. Anything by Olive Tree This publisher set the standard for mobile bible applications for most religions and denominations.  There are hundreds of apps to choose from with high quality features. You […]

Best Prayer Apps – Morning Motivation

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2 of 3 ← BACK • NEXT → Best Prayer Apps 2.    Morning Motivation This is a gratitude app to be grateful for. Simply start your day with three inspirational questions and it’s the perfect springboard for prayer. Here’s a […]

Best Prayer Apps – Pocket Prayer Pro

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NEXT → 1 of 3 Best Prayer Apps 1. Pocket Prayer Pro If you’ve ever found yourself overwhelmed with all your promises to pray for someone in need, you’ll appreciate this handy prayer request organizer. This is a  helpful app […]

How to Save a Life – The Fray

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Best Inspirational Music The sages tell us, “Save one life, and it is as if you have saved the world.” The popularity of The Fray’s song, “How to Save a Life” is a testament to the human spirit’s desire to […]

To the Rescue

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Say, have you heard the one about Jose, the fisherman who is desperate to provide for his family? He takes his boat out on a dark and stormy day. A hurricane comes in and Jose finds himself stranded on a […]

Perspicacity

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Daily Prayer Please give me vision that can see the genuine article, hearing that senses lies, and a taste for what is substantive. Please grant me a connection to what’s pure and right and just. Protect me from the disingenuous […]

Email From…

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Daily Joke An Illinois man left the snow-filled streets of Chicago for a vacation in Florida. His wife was on a business trip and was planning to meet him there the next day. When he reached his hotel in Florida, […]

God’s Mindfulness

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Daily Quote “When we behold your Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and stars that You set in place- what are we humans that You are mindful of us!” Bernhard Mehlman READ MORE and enjoy these features […]

Matthew 21:22

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Daily Scripture “Whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.” Matthew 21:22 How many prayer references do we need in scripture? There can’t be enough. Prayer is so integral in our service to God, that we […]

iprayers

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“You know what I see? An Internet bubble just waiting to happen.” That’s what Glenda said after hearing about another stupid idea for a mobile app. This one allows you to scan the bar code on a child’s toy, and […]

Fixed Prayers

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Daily Quote “Why fixed prayers? To learn what we should value, what we should pray for.” – Chaim Stern READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer → Daily […]

Death on Vacation

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During their vacation and while they were visiting Jerusalam, George’s mother-in-law died. With death certificates in hand, George went to the American Consulate Office to make arrangements to send the body back to the states for proper burial. The Consul, […]

You, Everywhere

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Daily Prayer Who knew You could be present in the mopping of a floor? But there You are. I find You, too, next to the bread as I fix his brown bag sandwich. And there You are, riding shotgun, as […]

Leviticus 19:16

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Daily Scripture “You shall not go about as a talebearer among your people.” Leviticus 19:16 Gossip is the subject of this scripture quote from Leviticus. 19:16 tells us “You shall not go about as a talebearer among your people.” Too […]

Complaint Department is Open

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Ualani did an eye roll. Her co-worker, the one who blogs about scented candles, was going on and on about how her husband is her “best friend.” Ualani thought to herself, “If her husband is her best friend, then who […]

If No One Will Listen – Kelly Clarkson

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Best Inspirational Music Kelly Clarkson talks openly about her spirituality and it comes through when she sings this song, “If No One Will Listen.” There could be a double meaning behind the hurt and sadness expressed in the melody and […]

Open Book: Cutting for Stone -Abraham Verghese

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Does the vocation you choose in life and the work that it brings you to do have any bearing on healing the woundedness in your life? Join Lori and Alice as they explore this question and several others in their discussion […]

Forgiveness in a Chokehold

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Daily Quote “Forgiveness isn’t about absolving the other person of their moral responsibility, it is about letting go of the chokehold you have on your own throat.” – Georgia Feiste READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! […]

Where Do You Live?

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Daily Joke You live in Colorado when… 1. You carry your $3,000 mountain bike atop your $500 car. 2. You tell your husband to pick up Granola on his way home and he stops at the day care center. 3. […]

Blessings – Laura Story

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Best Religious Music Singer, songwriter Laura Story shares her blessings with us in the song “Blessings.” We love the way Laura tells her story through questions, “What if the thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You’re near…” […]

This Coming Year

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If hardships come my way, I ask for Your strength to keep striving towards what is good, right and honorable. If I encounter impossibilities, keep me depending on You, The Miracle Maker. If success is mine, remind me it is […]

Koran 55:1

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Daily Scripture He laid the earth for his creatures, with all its fruits and blossom-bearing palm, chaff-covered grain and scented herbs. Which of your Lord’s blessings would you deny? Koran 55:1 Fruits and blossom-bearing palm, scented herbs and chaff-covered grain. […]

Thank You God, for my Best Friend

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There isn’t a day that goes by when I don’t thank God for my best friend. I can’t imagine life without her. We have great conversations sprinkled with brilliance, insight and witty observations. There are those who think it’s just […]

From Cana to Your Car

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Daily Joke A minister is driving down the road and is stopped for speeding. The state trooper smells alcohol on his breath, sees an empty wine bottle on the floor, and asks, “Sir, have you been drinking?” The minister replies, […]

The Process

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Daily Prayer I think of myself as diamond, perhaps pure gold. Maybe my life is an antique vase, unique, precious, and rare. Consider the point it which they all began. Think of the process each went through. Each test of […]

Ephesians 3:16

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Daily Scripture I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being. Ephesians 3:16 Some use the word soul interchangeably with spirit. In Ephesians 3:16 Paul speaks of the […]

Movement of Nature

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Daily Quote “No one has the impression that a plant is in charge of its growing; it’s a movement of nature. Why would you think it’s different for us?” – Darryl Bailey READ MORE and enjoy these features from the […]

When I Get Where I’m Going – Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton

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Best Religious Music Confession: Dolly Parton can do no wrong by us! But this is really Brad Paisley’s song and Dolly is just Cool Whip on the Jello. “When I Get Where I’m Going” is a religious song that is […]

Be Good

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1 of 4 NEXT  → It was November a couple hours after school let out. You know how it gets that time of year—darkness comes early. Vicky remembers sneaking into her house with a great big guilty secret. She just […]

Vicky Tells All: Ambition

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Vicky Tells All: What it Takes to Be Good 4 of 4 ← PREVIOUS • START → 3. Ambition It’s not an ugly word. To be ambitious is to want the best. A spiritually strong person is one who is […]

Vicky Tells All: Compassion for Others

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Vicky Tells All: What it Takes to Be Good 3 of 4 ← PREVIOUS • NEXT → 2. Compassion for Others To be spiritually pure, we need to understand what makes our fellow man tick.  Why is she angry? What […]

Vicky Tells All: Self Devotion

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Vicky Tells All: What it Takes to Be Good 2 of 4 ← PREVIOUS • NEXT → 1. Self-Devotion It’s critical to your spiritual development that you take the time for reflection. Sit with stillness surrounding you and be still. […]

Company Bulletin Board

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Daily Joke Sign on company bulletin board: “This firm requires no physical-fitness program. Everyone gets enough exercise jumping to conclusions, running down the boss, dodging responsibility, and pushing their luck.”   READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily […]

Sabbath for Human Beings

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Daily Quote “The Sabbath is made for human beings, not human beings for the Sabbath. The whole purpose of this tradition, is not simply to add another rule to the list of religious requirements and obligations. It is the nurture […]

Sweet Sweet Sound – Sarah Reeves

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Best Religious Music If you ever hear the expression, “she has a voice like an angel,” Sarah Reeves must be nearby. “Sweet Sweet Sound” is the name of this deeply spiritual and highly lyrical song. Sarah wrote the words and […]

Do Nothing

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She’s always getting ready for nothing. Harriet is the busiest person on the planet and yet no one understands what it is she actually does. Her son Michael remembers his childhood and the loneliness of being Harriet’s kid. He hated […]

Work – Life

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Daily Prayer This is the world I live in. This is where my heart resides. Most of life takes me away from the people and the place that I love. We work overtime our whole lives with the hope that […]

Exodus 20:10

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Daily Scripture But the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord your God: in it you shall not do any work, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, your manservant, nor your maidservant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger […]

Positive Thinker

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“The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible,and achieves the impossible.” – Author Unknown READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer → Daily Music → Daily Joke […]

At Ninety-Nine

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When a grandmother was in her late eighties, she decided to move to Israel. As part of the preparations, she went to see her doctor and get all her charts. The doctor asked her how she was doing, so she […]

Do Everything – Steven Curtis Chapman

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Best Religious Music The chorus says it all: “Do everything you do to the glory of the One who made you, cause He made you to do…” Steven Curtis Chapman is a top Christian artist whose words and song ring […]

Boob Cancer (A Ditty) – Michelle Ward

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She’s got boob cancer.  Her words not mine. Michelle Ward has a sense of humor when it comes to her recent diagnosis of breast cancer. Heck, she’s a funny straight shooter when it comes to life in general; she’s not […]

Boob Cancer

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She’s got boob cancer.  Her words not mine. Michelle has a sense of humor when it comes to her recent diagnosis. Heck, she’s a funny straight shooter when it comes to life in general; she’s not going to let breast […]

One of Us

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Daily Prayer It’s been years since we prayed together, years we could have grown apart but somehow didn’t. I see Your hand in this. The same hand that formed us, loud and raucous, into friends. No one could shut us […]

James 5:13

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Daily Scripture Is anyone among you suffering? Then he must pray. Is anyone cheerful? He is to sing praises. James 5:13 Prayer and praise. In James 5:13, the obvious is stated. Pray when you are suffering, praise when you are […]

One Minute Ago

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Daily Quote “It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future, and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.” Jim Bishop READ MORE and enjoy these features […]

Holmes and Watson

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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson were camping in the forest. They had gone to bed and were lying beneath the night sky. Holmes said, “Watson, look up. What do you see?” “I see thousands of stars.” “And what does that […]

God Will Take Care of You – Aretha Franklin

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Best Religious Music Early Aretha Franklin, plus the early old-time hymn, “God Will Take Care of You” is a combination that can’t be beat. If you’re looking for the best religious music, look no further than this recording of Aretha […]

Trust the Connections

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Daily Prayer When and where I will connect with You isn’t something I can predict, yet I judge when and where others will make these connections. Only with You can I lead without pushing, wait without impatience and give others […]

Nahum 1:7

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Daily Scripture “The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him. ” Nahum 1:7 Trust in the Lord is an age-old value. The prophet Nahum writes about an evil […]

Bungee Baby

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“I wanted to do something adventurous, so I went to a shopping mall in a different neighborhood.” Woo-hoo, talk about thrills! She ignored the sarcasm and went on with her story. “In the north court by J.C. Penny I look […]

Helping Not Judging

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Daily Quote “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.” – Jesse Jackson READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer → Daily Inspirational Music → Daily […]

Lovely Day – Bill Withers

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Inspirational Music How does inspirational music lift you up? We’re thinking that when you find yourself humming a tune that’s upbeat and catchy, you’ll “catch up” with your inner-happy! That’s why “Lovely Day” by Bill Withers is today’s prayable pick […]

Humility

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Daily Prayer Humble me. Make me small enough to fit on the head of a pin, lest I believe that Your deeds are mine. All the good I accomplish pours forth from You; I am merely a vessel. And when […]

Jeremiah 29:11

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Daily Scripture “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good, and not for failure, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 It’s comforting to know that God has […]

Job Over

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Creeping quietly into her thoughts was a shameful little idea. Maybe it started at 5:30 a.m. on the Wednesday, when the wind chill index registered 27 below. It was her first trip that morning to start the car and let […]

Bible Salesman

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Daily Joke A man came into a shop with a ‘Salesman Wanted’ sign in a window. He went up to the owner and said, “I-I-I w-w-waannn-t the j-joooob-b.” “I don’t know if this job would suit you because of your […]

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