Prayer is Like an Umbrella

   Now I lay me down to sleep. 

I pray the Lord my soul to keep.

Watch me safely through the night.

And wake me with the morning light.

I remember those words so clearly.  It was the nighttime prayer that we said with our girls for many, many years.  Of course our girls, to this very day, could probably tell you verbatim what they spoke next– “I’m special.  I’m a Winner.  Jesus loves me.”

Oh he does, he does.

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Come to the Altar

     It’s a cold March morning here in Virginia and I am listening to music.  I love music!  Love it!  I really love all genres of music.  So, have you ever heard that song “Come to the Altar” by Elevation Worship?  “Come to the Altar” is such a blessing to me each and every time I hear it.  What does that mean though?  Come to the Altar?  Which altar?  I don’t have an altar, or so we think.

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