P.R.A.Y.E.R. – Enjoy His Daily Bread

By Penny Cooke | August 20, 2016

As I sipped my coffee, I noticed my father was struggling with his. I continued to keep my eye on him from across the table and soon realized one side of his face was drooped, causing him to drool his breakfast. Oh boy, I know this isn’t good.  After much resistance, he agreed to go…

P.R.A.Y.E.R. – Yield to His Will

By Penny Cooke | August 13, 2016

  God answers prayer. If you’ve ever doubted it, I want you to be assured –   God answers prayer. Welcome to my blog. I appreciate you joining me to discuss an acrostic for prayer to help us all be more proactive about our prayer life. In this post we will cover the Y of…

P.R.A.Y.E.R. – Ten Benefits of Acknowledging Our Sins

By Penny Cooke | August 6, 2016

“Name a place where there are a lot of sinners” was one of the questions presented on Family Feud the other night. Can you think of a few places? One of the more obvious answers was Hell, but guess what the number one answer was – church!  And you know what? They’re right. Not because…

P.R.A.Y.E.R – Remember Not to Forget

By Penny Cooke | July 30, 2016

Remember. Okay, I know what you’re thinking – I don’t have a good memory.  I forget what I was going to do or what I was going to say. I forget where I put my glasses when they’re on my head. I forget where my cell phone is, sometimes even when I’m on it.  And…

P.R.A.Y.E.R. – Proactively Pursue Prayer

By Penny Cooke | July 23, 2016

  Is it hard for you to find the time to pray?  Most people today are really busy with jobs, church, families and all the things that go with them.  It can be especially hard for moms of young children. Many have BMS — Busy Mom Syndrome. No such thing as TGIF — no weekends…

Prayer Works

By Penny Cooke | July 16, 2016

 …pray continually…1 Thessalonians 5:17 NIV I am passionate about prayer. I’ve prayed some pretty big prayers and seen God do miraculous things, so I know prayer works. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I’ve had some so-called unanswered prayers that have rocked my faith. And I’ve struggled to find the time and will to do it,…

Don’t Lose Your Footing

By Penny Cooke | June 25, 2016

As I walked the beach recently, I spotted a lone flip flop on the shore complete with seaweed and shells stuck to it. The Lord spoke to my heart, “Yeah, that’s you. You’ve lost your footing.”      I had been tired and feeling the need to press the pause button on my life. My obvious…

Pursuing P.R.A.Y.E.R

By Penny Cooke | January 11, 2016

This blog on the P.R.A.Y.E.R acrostic has been updated and posted on July 23, 2016. Thank you for reading my blog. I appreciate your interest, comments and shares. God bless. Taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the [wo]man who takes refuge in him!   Psalm 34:8

Christmas Traditions – What’s It All Mean?

By Penny Cooke | December 23, 2015

Several years ago, my friend Karen gave me a gift that has certainly kept on giving. It was a box full of Christmas items with descriptions attached to each – things we decorate with and their meanings. I have recreated /rewritten that gift and given it many times over the years, and this year, I’d…

Just Checking In

By Penny Cooke | March 19, 2015

Hello! Just checking in because though I haven’t blogged in a while, I have, however, been enjoying writing for an on-line women’s magazine called, Blessed Living Women’s E-Magazine. It’s free and you can check it out at www.blwemag.com. It’s got lots of inspirational articles as well as recipes, etc.–just like other magazines but without the…

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