Tag: prayer

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 →

Turn the Page

Once there was a little girl who turned to her family at three years old and said, “I want to be an actress!” She may have said it with a little flair and drama. Family giggled and said, “Yes, dear.” That girl grew and kept repeating that phrase, “I want to be an actress.” She got older and started taking… Read more →

The Line in the Sand

Where are we drawing the line in our lives with God? Are we willing to do anything He leads us into doing? Do we only want to do the fun stuff? Are we living our life the way we want and promising we’ll do what God wants later? Paul was a tentmaker. Everywhere he went, he preached and he made… Read more →

Quit Fighting

I’ve managed to get myself back into a regular workout routine this fall. Praise the Lord! My favourite type of workout is yoga. While I was doing a class, I had a little mini-epiphany: “What if I quit fighting?” Ok, let me give you a little back story. I am a recovering perfectionist; some days more recovered than others. You… Read more →