"With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible." ~Matthew 19:26


Welcome to Prayer & Possibilities!

I'm Kathryn Shirey, an ordinary girl following an extraordinary God. I hope you'll join me here in learning to pray deeper, grow your faith, and step into God's possibilities for your life.


I invite you to join our Prayer & Possibilities community for weekly encouragement in your spiritual journey. I'll send you the Pray Deep Prayer Cards to get you started!

How Do You Want To Develop Your Faith?

Learn How to Pray
Go Deeper in Prayer
Develop spiritual disciplines
In a stormy season of life and need to learn to trust God to find peace in the storm
learn to discern God's call and step into God's possibilities for my life

Start By Joining a FREE Study!

Free 5 day email challenge to open the gift of prayer in your life.
5 day free email challenge to develop a daily prayer habit that lasts
4 week free devotional to learn to trust God and find peace in the storms of life

Go Deeper with a Daily Devotional

The Prayer Toolbox - the essential reference guide on how to pray. More than 50 prayer ideas
Power up your Prayers with this 30 day devotional. Learn to pray through Scripture, Lectio Divina, Gospel Contemplation. Build a daily prayer habit that lasts.
Learn to Pray as Jesus Taught with a 40 day devotional focused on The Lord's Prayer
Open the best gifts of Christmas - hope, peace, joy, and love of Jesus - with this daily Advent devotional. Explore Scripture and prayer to prepare your heart in this Christmas devotional.

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