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Looking for ways to pray during a break-up? I totally understand. Two of my close friends have gone through break-ups this summer and I know the struggle of knowing what exactly to pray for them. Back in August, I wrote a post about two ways to comfort your friend when she’s going through a break up. One of these ways was praying for your friend. Today, I thought I would share 7 ways to pray for your friend during her more »

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Whenever the question “Who would like to pray for us?” is asked, I always shift uncomfortably. My mind races a million miles per second. Say you will, Kara! Be brave! Volunteer! Why won’t my mouth move to say “yes”? Come on, I can do this… But it’s not just me shifting uncomfortably. As I look around the circle, others are avoiding eye contact with the leader too. No one wants to pray!  And at that point the leader says, “Alright, I more »

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I think I was in sixth grade when I first prayed for this. I can’t remember if someone at church or at my Christian school had suggested it. But there I was, twelve years old, kneeling by my bed and praying for my crush’s future wife. It became a habit for about a month; I would pray for my crushes, pray for their futures, and pray for their future wives. Oddly enough, it wasn’t until a year later I started praying more »

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I took a yoga class this semester for my PE credit. Oh my goodness, I think I’ve found a form of exercise that I actually enjoy! I love how yoga works out your whole body and you get your heart pumping… but without running! Kara doesn’t run. (I think the last time I ran was this one time seven months ago when I was babysitting for a family and their dogs got loose and I had to chase them through more »

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  Here on Joy Because Grace, we’ve discussed praying for our future husbands quite a bit. We’ve discussed why it’s important, ways we can pray for them, and what we can pray for them. I’ve even created a “Praying for Your Future Husband eGuide” you can grab for free. However, we haven’t really discussed the personal benefits of praying for a man we’ve never met. Now, I’m not saying here that the only reason we should be praying for our more »