Author: Nissa

Nissa Prizzi, author

Unanswered Prayers

We have been on a journey in the last several posts to understand prayer, how to make it a regular part of our days, and why we want to pray with friends. Part of my goal on this blog is to encourage you in the midst of real life, a life that can sometimes be pretty hard. While we’ve focused… Read more →

Nissa Prizzi, author

Prayer with friends

In our series on prayer, we’ve been able to learn a bit about the benefits of regular prayer and how to practically pray without ceasing. Now let’s look at another way to pray – prayer with friends. There is so much power when we pray and even more so when we come into agreement with a few other people. “Again,… Read more →

Nissa Prizzi, author

Pray Without Ceasing

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.  Do not quench the Spirit. (1 Thes. 16-19) Have you ever contemplated the part of that scripture, “pray without ceasing?” How is that possible? If we pray without ceasing, does that mean we literally don’t do anything else? I think it can… Read more →

Nissa Prizzi, author

Prayer?

If you follow Jesus, then you probably have heard quite a bit of talk about prayer. Even if you are not a believer, you probably know a bit about prayer. But do we really know the fullness of prayer? I think most of us do not, otherwise, we’d all be doing a lot more of it! Prayer is God’s invitation… Read more →

Doodles of hope

How My Daughters Killed the Cynic

Last night I was talking on the phone with relatives and I was doodling on the whiteboard that happened to be sitting in front of me. The marker wasn’t really working well, but I liked the distraction it was providing for my hands. Here’s what I drew… Now I know what you’re thinking… “That’s…umm…interesting.” Here’s what happened at my house. I’m finishing… Read more →