Expectant Prayers ®

Jennifer Jo Weiss

Blog posts May 2009

Memorial Day Weekend

As we observe the Memorial Day weekend, let's reflect on those who have so generously given their lives in service or even unto death for OUR freedoms.   Our prayers are for our nation, our leaders, for those who have lost loved ones, and for those who serve in the Armed Forces.&nb…

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Lean NOT on Our Own Understanding

There are many times in life when I have seen God move in mysterious ways. Prayers aren't answered the way we expected, circumstances work out in ways we thought they should, or even times when God uses something totally outside the box to meet our need(s).  

Proverbs 16:19 tells us, "The mind of …

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Prayer for Graduates

It's that time of year again when kids all over the country don their caps and gowns!  GRADUATION IS HERE! 

When announcements arrive at my house, my first reaction is, "You've got to be kidding!  I remember when he/she was born!"    I start reliving memories of the graduate- thinking about them a…

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New Outlet for Our Ministry

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Refusing to "GO"

We've been attempting to potty train our 20 month old son here in the Big Weiss House.   One thing about potty training - it takes your full attention.   It's a lot of work to accommodate a tiny bladder - and sometimes things slip... or in this case drip. We've set timers in order to guess at when h…

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Thoughts on Christianity and the National Day of Prayer (2)

To  continue our discussion on the National Day of Prayer and questions that have arisen as a result, let's begin by talking about what the National Day of Prayer is.

How did the National Day of Prayer Begin?

The National Day of Prayer was established in 1952 by the US Congress and signed into law by…

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A Must See Video

I just had to post this today because it's one of the best videos I've seen in a long time.  My aunt forwarded it to me saying that this was supposedly taken at a non-Christian event.  Amazing!Watch as comedian Steve Harvey talks about what it would be like if he had to introduce Jesus!

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Happy Mother's Day!

We're breaking away from our normal blog today in order to wish all moms out there a blessed Mother's Day.  Be sure to do something special and cherish the ones you love!    Don't forget to thank those who have been "spiritual" moms to you over the years.   http…

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Thoughts on Christianity and the National Day of Prayer (1)

By mere coincidence - I walked into my bedroom last night and the television was on a major news network.   The show grabbed my attention and what I saw spanned about ten to twenty minutes. The reporter was talking about the flack that the President was receiving from Conservative Christian groups o…

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Proud as a Peacock!

Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."  Matthew 19:14Allow me to strut a little bit and show my tail feathers!  I am happy and proud as a peacock this morning!Why am I so proud and happy? &n…

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Something Worth Sharing

I am finally getting caught up with my work here at the house - if it just wasn't for things that continually get messed up!  Thankfully, my paperwork/ business work is under control and that is what I was most worried about!    Motherhood is a job that never ends, isn't it!?

I don't know if it w…

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