Friday, June 28, 2013
Good Morning, Fans! I am picking up some supplies tomorrow to bake bread with my daughters this weekend, and Ashlee Anne is coming over to clean all day. She is shampooing my carpets. The car wreck is still poking at me, but I will one day be healed through Jesus Christ' stripes. The Bible promises this. All I need is the faith of a mustard seed.
Do you sometimes doubt, second-guessing God? We all do from time to time, but if we replace negative thoughts with positive thoughts, our minds can be refocused on believing that we can conquer the problem at hand. I've done this, time and time again, and it change my whole day.
Prayer is essential. Prayer Warriors change lives as God works through them. Some of the strongest Christian sisters that I know spend a lot of time on their knees. You've seen them on social media, they are always lifting everyone else up. What would the world be like if a teenager group of cowgirls thought they could transform each community that they go compete in? That's a lot of praying, isn't it?
Cowgirls for Jesus is my new series, and it will be written as I travel, following my son, Jason Taylor, on the rodeo circuit. He competes in rodeos. While I pray. And I pray hard. Now, if he was roping cattle, I admit, which he has done for years, I wouldn't have been praying as much since that's almost natural in farm settings.
The big question is, why would I have been praying less? The Bible says to pray without ceasing. There are several teachings that say that mothers should pray over their children. In this case, I have failed as a parent.
The good thing is that today is a new day, and I can become a better parent. We can all learn from the past and strengthen our faith, love, and courage. I'm sure I'll be stronger one rodeo at a time. Come along with me for the ride! I will be keeping a journal, entitled "Rodeo Prayers."
"The best place to find God is down on the floor."