GRIFF'S prayer

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF asks God to help kids cut parents some slack when it comes to giving gifts this Christmas. The items on kids’ wish lists seem to just keep getting more and more expensive, and who can realistically afford all of these fancy gadgets every year? GRIFF asks that God […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF thanks God for kids growing up and finding their way.  He notes that they’ve changed so much since childhood, that they often don’t remember their smaller, stinkier, dirtier selves. They don’t want to remember it, in fact. He prays for all of the parents and teachers and other […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF notes that even though Thanksgiving is over, many of us might still have relatives staying in our houses. GRIFF explains that he loves having company, but not when it lasts a bit too long. Often, when the holiday excitement wears off and a work week begins, the house […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF is thinking about the battles that sometimes get started on Black Friday, at America’s most popular stores. He prays for some grace on black Friday, and that there “won’t be done.” All he wants is a TV, he says, and he’d rather not have to deal with some […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF explains that he works in churches, so he’s very familiar with that moment in when the Pastor asks you to look at your neighbor and repeat some of the things he’s encouraging you to say. While this is a lovely sentiment, sometimes you they ask you to repeat […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s prayer, GRIFF asked God to bless the good men and women who were working the polls during election day yesterday. Given that they work long hours helping people cast their votes and keeping things moving smoothly, they’re going to need a lot of strength to keep their spirits up! GRIFF […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF speaks on his hope that people will just start to be more honest with himself. He specifically notes how people with road rage tend to deny in God’s name that they don’t have road rage, even though it inevitably comes out when they’re sitting in traffic or another […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF has got Halloween on his mind. Though it’s typically supposed to be a fun time of dress-up and candy for the kids, this year’s spirit has been tinged by the recent sightings of creepy clowns all across the country! Because of this, regular, well-intentioned people who happen to […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF recalls an eventful trip he took to a restaurant to pick up some food to eat. He said that while he was paying for the food, the cashier lady reached over to give him his receipt, and he noticed something strange. The woman was missing more than a […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF seems to be a little bit fired up about the second debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. A lot of strange stuff happened on that stage between the two presidential candidates last night, but one thing in particular stood out in GRIFF’s mind. He just could not […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF thanks God for always making him laugh. He remarks that God made him a comedian, but he is constantly tickled by the Lord’s comedic timing. He mentions some of the funny moments from God that he witnessed, like a woman he saw trip in the grocery store, and […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF comes to God with heaven on his mind. He says he heard that heaven had “streets of gold” and was “the land of milk & honey,” a place where we can sit on the right side of the Lord. Inspired by all of this beautiful imagery, he talks […]