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Sheila Schweiger-Rhodes

Confessions of a Self-Centered Prayer

September 18, 2019 |
Confessions of a self-centered prayer...

Recently I was asked to pray at an event. I was honored to pray, but the request to pray in public made me stop and think. I used to believe I had to pray in a specific way to get God’s attention.

I haven’t always had a strong prayer life. In fact, I always hated praying out loud because I felt like I stuttered and stammered over every word, never getting it right. Plus, I always feared that God was grading the quality of my prayers, which determined if the prayers got answered or not. This made prayer even more difficult.

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Perception & Blessings with Sheila Rhodes

This Is Why Perception Matters

I love flowers! Now that summer is here; I love seeing all the flowers in the landscaping of my next door neighbor’s yard. After a long and cold spring, the flowers have finally all returned from their long winter’s nap. They even seem to…

July 17, 2019
Facing new seasons of life with Jesus

Facing New Seasons of Life with Jesus

Spring is upon us and in full bloom. With spring comes hope and renewal, a brand new season filled with new opportunities. Outside my living room window, there is a stunning double-blossomed cherry tree full of gorgeous pink blooms. The tree is exceptionally beautiful…

May 15, 2019
What God taught me about forgiving others through betrayal

What God Taught Me About Forgiving Others Through Betrayal

I thought I could trust her. She was my friend and my confidant. We shared everything. It still stings, but betrayal always does.  In my heart, I was crushed because the place where I had been able to be myself for years was no…

March 13, 2019
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When a New Year’s Resolution is Not Enough

Happy New Year! To all those who made New Year’s Resolutions, I hope they are going well. Personally, I decided not to make any resolutions this year because honestly, I needed to do something deeper and more meaningful than to say I was going to lose weight or…

January 16, 2019
When life gives you lemons make lemonade with Jesus

When Life Gives You Lemons Make Lemonade With Jesus

There is a saying, “when life gives you lemons make lemonade”. Well, my life has been filled with lemons lately, but I’m choosing to make lemonade. Have you ever gone through a season in your life where you are tired physically, emotionally and spiritually?…

October 1, 2018