Need Rescued?

He reached down from heaven and rescued me; he drew me out of deep waters.                                                                   Psalm 18:16 We all need rescued at…

Break Up With Your Most Toxic Relationship – FEAR!

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7 I took a HUGE leap this week. I gave my book, Shining Freely, to a publisher! Three long years. The last three years have contained some of the hardest challenges of my life, but have also…

Are You Carrying Something That Was Meant to Carry You?

Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 As a parent it can be disturbing to see in your kids characteristics you don’t want to admit you possess. Especially, when you run smack dab into the reality of, “Oh my…

The Words We Believe Become Our Identity

“He who created you, He who formed you, has called you by YOUR name” (Isaiah 43:1 AMP, emphasis mine) Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me. I am not sure what planet this phrase originated from – but it couldn’t be more wrong. Words hurt. They can sink deep…

7 Healing Habits That Make Change Possible

  Let us strip off every weight that slows us down…and run with ENDURANCE the race God has set before us! Hebrews 12:1(Emphasis Mine). I don’t know about you but change is hard for me. I am always thinking about how to change the things I don’t like myself and how I can guide others…

Are You Thirsty?

But blessed are those who trust in the Lord and have made the Lord their hope and confidence. They are like trees planted along a riverbank with roots that reach deep into the water. Such trees are not bothered by the heat or worried by long months of drought. Their leaves stay green and they…

Need Order?

Psalms 25:5- Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for you are the God of my salvation; on you do I wait all the day. It is a pleasure to welcome, Amanda McGhee,  to the prayhealshine blog as our guest writer today! Amanda is a part of our SHINE leadership team and I am so thankful…

10 Things Warriors Do Differently Than Worriers!

BE A WARRIOR NOT A WORRIER I am a natural – Worrier that is! But I am learning to become a Warrior. Some days are easier than others. Did you know you and I are always in a battle? Maybe not physically – but in our minds. The battle of what to believe is always…

A Part of Me Died Today

For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland. Isaiah 43:19 (NLT) Sometimes the dreams we have come to what seem like an abrupt end, when in reality God is…

A Picture Of Healing – Part 5 Open Hands Required

You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept. We’re going public with this, as public as a city on a hill. If I make you light-bearers, you don’t think I’m going to hide you under a bucket, do you? I’m putting you on…