Bob Hostetler

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How to pray with thanks and gratitude even when things aren't great.
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How to Pray in Tough Times

You may not give thanks for every circumstance, but you can give thanks in every circumstance.

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4 simple prayers for fall
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4 Simple Prayers for Fall

Let the changing season turn you to new prayers.

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Pray not just for relief from a bad situation, but for something amazing to happen.
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Pray for Blessings from Disappointment

Don’t just pray for relief or deliverance. Pray for God to turn a bad situation on its head.

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Laughter Prayer
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Can Laughter Be a Prayer?

In the Old Testament, when Sarah laughed at the angel who said she'd bear a child in her old age, was she also praying?

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Pray with Imagination

Use this God-given tool for a more intentional prayer life.

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end of summer
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Five Prayers for the End of Summer

These beautiful words will help you give thanks to God for all that did and didn't happen this season.

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Turning a toast into prayer
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How to Turn a Toast into a Prayer

An invitation to offer a toast offers the opportunity to pray and offer a blessing.

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A better question to pray to God than "why?"
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A Better Prayer Than ‘Why?’

Asking God “why” rarely results in an answer. Here’s the question to ask instead…

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7 ways to pray with Shakespeare.
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7 Ways to Pray with Shakespeare

Put more poetry in your praying with these 7 quotes from the Bard.

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The power of a prayer that just says "yes" or "no."
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Pray ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ Prayers

A single syllable can offer a powerful way to pray.

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