Author Archives: Rose McCormick Brandon

About Rose McCormick Brandon

An award winning personal experience writer, Rose McCormick Brandon is a frequent contributor to faith magazines, devotionals and compilations, including Chicken Soup for the Soul. Rose is the author of Promises of Home: Stories of Canada's British Home Children (2014). One Good Word Makes all the Difference (2013), He Loves Me Not, He Loves Me (2012) and Vanished: What Happened to My Son. She's a frequent contributor to The Testimony, Today's Pentecostal Evangel and other faith magazines in Canada, U.S. and Australia. Rose also writes about Canadian history, specifically the era of Child Immigration from Britain. Read her stories of child immigrants at:

The Mystery of Fasting Prayer

In the past few months, I’ve felt God leading me to set aside a particular day each week to fast and pray. At first, I wasn’t excited at all about this. At one time, fasting once a week for the … Continue reading

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Say to This Mountain

Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, “Go, throw yourself into the sea,” … Continue reading

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S.O.S. Prayers

Hear my prayer, O Lord; let my cry for help come to you. Do not hide your face from me when I am in distress. Turn your ear to me; when I call, answer me quickly. Psalm 102:1,2 After traveling … Continue reading

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Basic Prayer

Call on me when you are in trouble and I will rescue you and you will give me glory. Psalm 50:15 (NLT) The most basic of prayers is expressed in three words: God help me. Someone said that prayer is … Continue reading

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Saving Prayer

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. John 3:16 When I was fourteen, my cousin convinced me to attend an evening church … Continue reading

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Jesus Prays for You

Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift all of you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers. Luke 22:31 The same Peter who … Continue reading

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Taking Risks

There’s a basic need for significance ingrained in our natures. We need to sense that our contribution to the big picture matters. Significance doesn’t mean becoming famous. It doesn’t mean we’re the best at what we do; it simply means … Continue reading

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A Door to the New Year

In the very first month of the first year of his reign, Hezekiah reopened the doors of the Temple of the LORD and repaired them. 2 Chronicles 29:3 Young King Hezekiah, devout and earnest, ascended to the throne of Israel … Continue reading

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A person can know about the solar system, history, psychology, medicine, and have total recall of everything they read. Yet, in the matter of holy things, a child, or someone others may consider simple, can display a higher level of wisdom and understanding. Continue reading

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His Name is a Blessing

They shall put my name upon the children of Israel; and I will bless them. Numbers 6:27 The names of my three children come up in my prayers more often than any others. As a young parent I discovered the … Continue reading

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