Posts by Melody Merchant

April 28 Prayer Focus

From Melody: I went to Walmart last week. I was cautious and quick, but I felt covered in germs when I left. I was struck by the people stocking shelves and wiping self-checkout lanes – just doing their jobs in the middle of all the nervous shoppers. Let’s pray today for the essential workers in our area. For our factory workers, grocery story employees, and others who are keeping us supplied with essentials. Jesus, I pray for your protection for…

April 21 Prayer Focus

From Melody:   Psalm 28:7 – “The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped.”   If you’re like me, you’ve been spending quite a bit more time than normal at home recently. For many of us, home space and relationships are safe, nurturing, and in my case, loud! 😉 For others, home is difficult. It may be lonely. It may not be safe. It may be chaos.   Father, I pray for…