Author Archives: Shirlee Abbott

Talk to God

How do you discuss everything with God, everywhere? You thank God for what is good: the beauty of nature, finding the lost item, a blessing for the driver who lets you into traffic.   You ask for wisdom in solving a … Continue reading

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How to Pray

  1 Thessalonians 5:17 (MSG) Pray all the time.     Life lived in conversation with God. All the time.

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Simple Instructions

  1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NLT) Never stop praying.     Easier read than done.

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All the Time

  Are you in a prayer rut? Same time, same place?     Every morning Me, pray? Only in an emergency Routine is good 1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NIV) Pray continually. Continually. All the time. Not “all the time,” as in … Continue reading

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Simple Freedom

  Life. Liberty. The pursuit of happiness.   Simple.

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Free Peace

  Peace, even in troubled times . . . can’t buy it, can’t  get it from the government.     John 14:27 (NIV) Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as … Continue reading

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Free from Lies

Christ sets us free. You can be sure that those whispers of slavery (as CelebrateRecovery puts it, “our hurts, hang-up and bad habits”) come straight from the mouth of the enemy: “They’re all out to get you.” “Just one more … Continue reading

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True Freedom

  “There are two freedoms – the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.” Charles Kingsley (1819 – 1875)   Celebrate true freedom.

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Freedom’s Wilderness

  Independence Day. Think freedom. Think spiritual freedom. What is holding you back from full spiritual freedom?     Bitterness and anger My cravings Fear! The need to be in control Galatians 5:1 (NIV) It is for freedom that Christ … Continue reading

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Simple Faith

It’s not complicated.   Matthew 18:3 (NIV) Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

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