Bob Hostetler

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Holding a pet rabbit
Power of Prayer

5 Prayers and Blessings for Animals and Pets

On the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, words of thanks and praise for the creatures who enrich our lives.

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Prayer as last resort
Power of Prayer

Make Prayer Your First Resort, Not Your Last

Pray early and often to guide you through each and every day.

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12 Best Bible Prayers for the Morning
How to Pray

12 Best Bible Prayers for the Morning

You’ll never be sorry for turning your heart and mind toward God in the morning.

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4 Emergency Prayers
Power of Prayer

4 Emergency Prayers

When disaster strikes and words escape you, here's how to pray. 

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Answered prayer
Answered Prayers

How One Prayer Was Answered in a Day

Every once in a while, a response from God comes much faster, if I’m awake and alert to notice it.

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Woman praying
How to Pray

5 Ways to Improve Your Prayers

The prayers of Lancelot Andrewes suggest new and beautiful ways to pray that will bless you and all for whom you pray.

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4 One-Word Prayers
Answered Prayers

4 One-Word Prayers

These open-ended prayers offer unexpected blessings from God.

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Praying at your desk.
How to Pray

7 Ways to Pray with Technology

Among the blessings of technology are the ways it can help us pray.

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Confused
Power of Prayer

4 Ways to Pray When You’re Confused

When you don’t know where you’re going or what road to take, that’s the time to pray like Thomas Merton.

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Keeping Company with Jesus
Power of Prayer

Keeping Company with Jesus

God longs for real conversation with us, as indicated in an oft-misunderstood Bible verse.

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