2018-03_LT-DontMeanPrayer

When you Don’t Totally Mean What you Pray…

Realizing that we may not totally mean what we pray means that we are at least conscious of what we are praying, and this is a very good thing.

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2018-03_LT-PrayLikeNun

Pray Like a Nun

The first foundational thing I learned about prayer actually came from my time of formation with none other than Jesus’ wives.

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2017-12_LT-Beauty

It Didn’t Have to be Beautiful

When I see beauty, in all its glory and extravagance, I realize that there is something extravagant about me. None of creation needs to exist; it exists only because God has freely chosen to create it. I exist only because God has freely loved me into existence; I am the artwork of God.

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2017-11_LT-DontSettle

Don’t Ever Settle

It’s true that our plans do not always match God’s plans, but I can guarantee you one thing: He will never ask you to dream of less; He will only ever ask you to dream of more.

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2017-11_LT-HowToPray

Prayer 101: How to Start Talking to God

If we don’t give God the opportunity to enter into us and change us in prayer, our lives will remain the same. He’s ready to work in our lives, but He gave us free will to choose whether we allow Him to or not. It is our choice whether we receive or reject Him.

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2017-08_LT-AskForMiracle

Why are you Waiting to ask God for a Miracle?

When we recognize our own limits and acknowledge God’s limitless power and love, His power and love are shown to us all the more.

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2017-08_LT-OverthinkingPrayer

Don’t Overthink it: the Simplicity of Prayer

I was always told that prayer was important but whenever I showed up in prayer, I walked away perplexed and frustrated. I knew that I was missing something, but it took that very raw and awkward moment in my life to realize this: I was overthinking prayer.

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2017-08_LT-Fasting

Fasting: What Your Prayer Life is Missing

I remember thinking, “How in the world is this supposed to make me a better person? I’m not getting any holier by eating fewer churros at lunch!”

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2017-08_LT-PrayingForHumility

What it’s Really Like to Pray for Humility

I cannot sanctify myself, and, thankfully, that’s not my job. My job is to love my Savior, to ask patiently and persistently for the grace of humility, and to trust that everything—including my sanctification—is in His hands.

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2017-08_LT-SchoolPrayer

Staying Holy: A School Year Game Plan

Maybe you function better without the busy-ness of the school year, or maybe a hectic schedule is exactly what you need to get motivated. Regardless, whip out those new ink pens: it’s game (plan) time.

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