Carol Purves (Cumbria, England)
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Let everything that breathes praise the Lord! - Psalm 150:6 (NRSV)
For many people, being alone with God means “quiet time” without interference from the outside world. However, because I am an extrovert, quietness is not in my nature.
When I pray, I have found it easier to speak aloud to God as though speaking to a human friend. My quiet...
Time with God does not have to be quiet.
Those who find it difficult to pray
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“I believe with all my heart that vulnerability and authenticity are the only way to find wholeness in Jesus Christ. … I believe in the holistic, healing love and salvation in Jesus Christ, who walks with us in the valleys and brings beauty from ash heaps again and again and again. I am here to tell you that I have been on the mountaintops and in the valleys, and I have discovered that we need a reset in our souls. We need to share stories so that others will too. When we’re free to be real, that’s when the real joy comes.” Read more.