Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Sunshine and Jesus and Prayer

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Someone at my homeschool group told me that a friend of hers is a nurse in the chemo center. The nurse was encouraged one day when she saw me stop and pray with another patient. How cool is that? You never know who's watching. Spread sunshine and Jesus everywhere you go.

Recently, I said some friendly something to a clerk in Walmart. She chitchatted with me for a few minutes, then I asked her, "How are you?" She got a strange look on her face and said fine or something like that. I asked, "How can I pray for you?" She told me I could pray that her 18 year old son would stop hating her. I hugged her and prayed right then and there. We both had tears in our eyes by the time we were done. I made sure she was a believer before we were done. 

Reach out ladies! We all need someone to care and to carry us to Jesus. Ask Jesus for boldness. When someone needs prayer, pray right there, aloud with the person. Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God. Hearing someone pray for me, or reading their prayer, gives me strength and confidence in God's goodness and in his ability to bring it all to pass.

Let's do it!
Blessings,
Laura



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11 comments:

  1. Amen! Being the hands and feet of Jesus on earth...being in tune the Spirit and being available...that's what it's all about! People ministering to people...spreading the love of Jesus wherever they go! You do it so well! Love you, Lady! Keep spreading the love! <3

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  2. That was really sweet of you Laura. You just never know who needs a prayer today.

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  3. Praying people always make me pay attention! We used to have an OB/GYN who would pray before doing a c section and before performing little boy circumcisions. I loved that man!

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  4. Our pastor taught on this very thing last night..pray right then with the person in need. Use the opportunity God places before you. He gave several amazing testimonies of how God has worked through him doing this. Blessings and prayers for you. Sharon D.

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  5. Your testimony of 'boldness', to approach someone about the love of Jesus, is where I would like to be. It is easy to talk about God and Jesus around "Like minded" people..but to spread the word to the ones who ARE NOT like minded for say, or that you have no idea what they believe in...THAT takes a special kind of disciple of the Lord. I know the Bible says we are not to be jealous or envious..so I meekly and with humility would like to state..I sure wouldn't mind be more like you my dear lady. Thank you for the inspiration!! Have a blessed week! Karla

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  6. I love you! I wish I would run into shoppers like you. Perhaps I should be more of that kind of shopper with a heart to pray with people right on the spot. Pray for boldness for me! I hope you're getting stronger every day and feeling better.

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  7. Thank you for this encouragement toward boldness and reaching out. I am inspired by your testimony. Your message and a recent verse both spoke to my heart about telling others about Jesus. 2 Cor 3:2 "You yourselves are our letter of recommendation, written on our hearts, to be known and read by all." For some people we are the only Bible they will ever read.

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  8. SO happy you shared your loving heart and God's will. Not only make the other people feel good, but you too. Hugs.. May God bless you.

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  9. Dearest Laura, Jesus is smiling!

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  10. Hola querida hermanita , días atrás escribí un comentario, y no lo veo ,no se que habrá sucedido 😉😉. Decirte preciosa hermanita , que Dios se glorifica ,cuando aún pasando por situaciones de enfermedad ,le hablamos a otros del amor y misericordia de Dios. Muchos besitos, Dios te continúe bendiciendo junto a tu linda family 😘😘🙏🙏

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Hello! I love it when you all talk back!
Your comments have helped me through the hardest time of my life.
Thank you!

I read all the comments I receive. I answer as many as I can.

Right now, I am undergoing radiation treatments, healing from breast cancer surgery on October 20th, and dealing with the side effects of chemotherapy.

I'm having a hard time replying to all the comments. Please understand if I do not answer. This is all new to me.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR PRAYING FOR ME!!!
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Be blessed!
Laura