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Today is the National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman.

A Gift For You!

Next Tuesday, May 3, I’m going to send out a free gift to all Confidence And Joy subscribers!  What is it?  Well, let’s just say it’ll be just in time for Mother’s Day, coming up May 8.

If you’re not a subscriber, just type your name and email address in the box in the right column of this page. Subscribers get an email whenever I post something new.

When you subscribe, you’ll get my free eBook, Nine Simple Keys To Answered Prayer, and, you’ll also get the free gift I’m sending out next Tuesday.  Don’t wait, sign up before midnight Monday night!


I’ll Be Speaking At The Phoenix Rescue Mission This Saturday

This Saturday evening I have the privilege of speaking at The Phoenix Rescue Mission.  I’ve been doing this for many years.  I love it!  I always try to bring a message of hope and encouragement.

Many thanks to the Mission for allowing this opportunity to share the Good News.


2016 Is Off And Rolling!

The weekend of the 16th I will be teaching at the Annual Winter Advance, once again at, Camp MiVoden on Hayden Lake, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Saturday, January 30th, I’ll be teaching at the Phoenix Rescue Mission.

Major repairs continue at our home, and they are saying January 22nd is the estimated completion date. We hope so!  

And, the new radio show, The Optimistic Spin, continues, weeknights from 8-9PM, MST.

Lots to do. Lots to pray about. And, always, lots to be thankful for!


hollyI just gave all subscribers to this blog a gift: Mikes Pep Talks – Volume I!  (Check your email inbox!)  It’s my way of saying thanks for subscribing.

And, since it’s the holiday season, anyone new who subscribes, up until midnight, December 25th, I’ll give you the same gift!

To subscribe to this blog, in the box to the right of this announcement, just put in your name and email address. Once your email is confirmed, you’ll get my eBook, nine Keys to Answered Prayer. Shortly after that you’ll receive an email on how to download all 40 audio pep talks from Volume I.holly



Are you looking for some last minute gift ideas for Christmas gifts for the kids? One of our affiliate sponsors, Nest, has a large selection of videos. I recently purchased two animated Bible stories CD’s:  Joseph in Egypt, and, Daniel.

They have lots of animated videos, from Bible characters to historical characters, from William Bradford to Thomas Edison, from to Benjamin Franklin to George Washington.  These DVD’s make great gifts for young people because they can learn so much.

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