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New You Resolution Day Four

Hey Everyone,

I have been praying for you! Last night, I hosted our first live prayer session on Facebook. 262 people logged on for it.  Wow! We prayed for many different needs. I am believing God supernaturally met with people in that moment.  Those sessions are not planned in advance.  I simply feel the urge and go live on Facebook.  If you are on and see me, click into the session and help me pray with people.

I met with our men’s prayer group this morning and we had a great time of prayer and sharing. We were honest about what we are seeking from God during our journey in January.  If you are not in a group of some sort, please find one.  We will be giving you all the group options on Sunday morning.  If you want a sneak peak, click here.

I have been eating a lot of veggie soup.  Almost tired of it.  However, eating in general is a blessing when you are hungry. I never want to take that blessing for granted.  So many in the world would fight for some veggie soup right now.  My physical body seems to be adjusting to the different diet.  I am thankful for that.

How are you doing?

I am so thankful to hear from each of you when you comment on the posts.  Please feel free to simply check in with a few brief words if you can.  It is encouraging to see others in the movement with you.

How is your scripture reading? What is God saying to you through the text?  Have you slowed down enough to give God the space to speak?  Sometimes, we are rushing so fast, we do not give Him the attention needed.  Let’s slow down.  Let’s quit talking so much.  Let’s intentionally listen for God to speak.  Maybe He is speaking to you non-verbally.  What have you seen lately that might be the voice of God?

All for now,



The New You Resolution Day Two

Day Two!  Our first non-church day fasting and praying together.

I had a VERY difficult time getting out of bed today. I wanted to keep sleeping. This is not normal for me. I typically have a fairly easy time waking up around 5:30am.  I struggled with a headache for most of the day.  Finally, this afternoon, it went away.  I am actually feeling good at this point.

For those who missed my post yesterday, I am fasting from meats, sugar, junk food.  I am eating fruits, vegetables, lentals, some whole grains.  I ate a fruit smoothie for breakfast. Erica made a vegetable soup last night.  I ate that for lunch.  I ate a banana as a snack this afternoon.  I have not drank enough water today.  That is always something I struggle with.

I had an impromptu prayer meeting after coming to the church this morning.  Something was going on in my office, so I left and went to the prayer room.  I had a quick and powerful time expressing myself to God. I encourage you to jump into these types of conversations with God throughout the day.  LISTEN. He will speak to you.  What is he saying?

Sometimes during a fast, I feel heaviness and even slight depression.  It does not last through the day, but will linger here and there when I think about what I am fasting from.  If this happens to you, don’t worry. It is normal is MISS what you normally enjoy.  You will have cravings. That is normal.  Supplement or replace your activities with reading the Bible, prayer, conversation with others.  If you struggle with this, be honest with someone you trust. Have them speak words of encouragement to you.  Make sure you go to someone that is also fasting. This is very important.

How was your day two? Please comment on this post!


All for now,


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