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The Power of the Serenity Prayer – A Candid Moment

October 5, 2020 |
The Power of the Serenity Prayer

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; the courage to change the things I can; and the wisdom to know the difference. 

Don’t we love the Serenity Prayer? Like ice tea under the scorching sun, so refreshing during hard times. 

And like that tea, doesn’t it seem like your soul is parched again just moments after those sweet words have left your ears? 

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Praying for Others

Prayer Priorities

The Bible tells us to live for others, to put their needs ahead of ours. But how does this apply to your prayer life? Candid Gal Sherry Chamblee shares what she's learning from a recent sermon. …

September 23, 2020

How to Pray for Your Unsaved Friends

Do you ever wish God would send someone else to witness to your friends? Candid Gal, Alana Terry is on our blog today sharing a story from her past, and how she has started moving forward and is actively praying for her friends.…

September 19, 2020
3 ways to pray for your pastor

Praying for Your Pastor

Alana Terry is a pastor's wife and former Candid Gal, and she's on Candidly Christian sharing three ways you can pray for your pastor.…

September 15, 2020
are you bored while praying

6 Things To Do When You’re Bored With Prayer

Are you ever bored with prayer? I think we all get that way from time to time if we are honest. When we make it more of something we check off a list than having a conversation with our best friend and God of…

September 12, 2020

Fighting Prayer Life Paralysis

Have you ever felt like everybody else is “getting prayer” except for you? I know I’ve struggled with that feeling so many times. I want to grow in my prayer life, but how do you even describe what that means? …

August 29, 2020
Don't miss these must-read books on prayer

5 of the Best Books on Prayer

Have you read these five books on prayer? I hadn't even heard of all of them, but our resident prayer expert, Alana Terry, says these are five books every prayer warrior needs in their library.…

August 19, 2020
Honest conversations

Honest Conversations With God

Do you argue with God? Have you ever pitched a fit or just outright flew off the handle to Him? Sarah does. Join her today to find out how to have Candid Conversations with God. …

July 29, 2020
The Struggle is Real

Inviting God Into Your Struggles

Jaime Hampton is sharing three ways you can pray to invite God into your struggles. Not necessarily to overcome them, but to face them with Him by your side.…

March 23, 2020
The best of 2019

Top Candid Posts From 2019

Check out the top posts on Candidly Christian from each of the Candid Gals in 2019. Every Candid Gal writes from her heart, but it's our readers that help share our words with the world.…

December 30, 2019
Confessions of a self-centered prayer...

Confessions of a Self-Centered Prayer

Sheila Rhodes is on the blog getting candid about prayer. But not just that, she's sharing five facts that can help you put your prayer life on solid ground.…

September 18, 2019
4 Ways to Fight Anxiety with Faith

4 Ways to Fight Anxiety With Faith and Prayer

“Should I move back home to Hawaii or should I stay in San Francisco?” this question kept me up at night and then when I did fall asleep it leaked in and crowded my dreams.   I was in my first semester of college…

June 19, 2019

Will You Stand In The Gap For Us?

Have you ever had a season when you struggled to summon the strength to get out of bed each morning? Perhaps you are in such a season now. I wrote this post to encourage and help you. And I also have a favor to…

May 27, 2019
Digging into Prayer

Digging Deep to Uncover the Root of Our Prayer

Dig deep in prayer in this post by Jaime Hampton I found a lump in my breast. I actually had a dream the night before that I stepped out of the shower and looked in the mirror and my right breast was a strange…

November 5, 2018