Pray Your Way Through 2017!

“Pray Your Way Through 2017” I have a very long prayer list. It’s so long that we refer to it as “The List.” Currently, there are 127 items on it. I pray out loud through The List at least 3 or 4 days a week, and the other days, I silently read through it. I’m sharing this information because I want you to know that anyone can pray. If you had told me four years ago that I would have an extensive prayer list and would spend hours a...

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The 21-and-under Crew: Life Off Stage

I was raised in a family of all daughters. My two sisters and I watched the Miss America Pageant every year and had slumber parties where   we practiced putting on makeup.  Then I left home to pursue my music career, and I was suddenly the only girl on the road with a bunch of guys. I married my husband, Gary Koreiba, and when we became parents, we were blessed with sons.  We have three dogs–all male.  My sons and their friends...

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The Painting

The Painting  “Whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive” (Matthew 21:22).  I’ve had this painting in my home for years, and I just noticed this morning that the couple portrayed in it are praying.  I’ve looked at this painting many times before, but for some reason I only saw a pastoral scene from probably somewhere in Europe in the 1800’s with a young couple out in a field that they are working in.  But this...

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An Amazing Testimony

An Amazing Testimony I just got the most amazing email from a friend of my friend, Danielle.  Many of you may remember that two years ago, I met Danielle when she was searching for the answer to the question, “Is there a God?” and she came upon my video of the song, “Not Too Far From Here.”  Long story short, Danielle accepted the Lord. Later I got an angry email from one of her friends who felt that I was giving Danielle false hope in...

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You Have Earned My Love

My husband and I were sitting on a bench outside of an auto shop in small-town Missouri waiting for his truck inspection to be completed.  He had his arm on the back of the bench with his hand on my shoulder.  I was snuggled in next to him as we talked about being one day away from our twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. The moment could not have been more perfect if we had been on the balcony of a luxury hotel overlooking Waikiki Beach.  If we...

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