Lisa Whittle | Walking Strong, Simple Prayers

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Episode 12 of Spirituality for Normal People features an interview with Lisa Whittle. Lisa is a speaker and the author of six books. From her official bio: “Her love runs deep to see people pursue Jesus for life, grow deep roots of faith, and walk strong in the midst of a world that so often seems to have gone crazy.”

Lisa’s latest book: Put Your Warrior Boots On: Walking Jesus Strong, Once and for All

What a great conversation! Lisa has incredible passion and straightforward honesty. Here is just some of what we talked about…

  • How to deal with weariness and worry
  • Moving from panic and fear to preparation and strength
  • It is not about how you feel, it is about what you choose
  • Choosing to love, obey, and follow
  • Warrior boots as a symbol of walking in strength
  • Pushing back on the idea of “brave”
  • Receiving the power and strength of Christ
  • Reading through the Bible continuously.
  • Listening in Prayer
  • Taking the pressure off for our prayers to be a particular way
  • The power of simpler, shorter prayers

Quotes From This Episode

  • “Choosing God stabilizes the other areas of our life”
  • “You don’t have to know the particular storm if you know the vehicle to survive.”
  • “Christ’s strength is our strategy.”
  • “The more we look at ourselves, the more we become insecure and fade…so fix your eyes on Jesus.”

During the interview, Lisa mentioned a devotional she is reading, Peace in the Face of Loss by Jill Kelly

Lisa Whittle’s Books

Look for Lisa’s next book, a devotional, available in Fall 2017…

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