Tag: Prayer

On Hiatus

Dear readers and perusers- This blog will be paused this coming week for a time of mourning.  My grandmother, Dorothy…

Preaching to Myself

I have found that in the times where things seem desperate and my heart is a bit downcast, it is…

Choosing Not To Pray

  A spiritual life without prayer is like the Gospel without Christ. -Henri Nouwen   I have a confession. When…

Victorious and Vicious Cycles

What moves you? Money?  Sex?  Power?  A dream? I wish I could say without the slightest hesitation that it is…

When You Don’t Understand

Sometimes life is not too clear.  Sometimes we can’t see what is before us, and we don’t know how we’ll…

At The Celtic Cross

I arise today, Through the strength of heaven: Light of the sun, radiance of the moon. Splendor of fire, speed…

Great Lakes of Beer

I would like to have the men of Heaven In my own house: With vats of good cheer Laid out…

For the Annoying Ones

“Intercession means no more than to bring our brother into the presence of God, to see him under the Cross…

Life Together: The Day with Others

(Part 2 of 4 on Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s classic Life Together) Bonhoeffer viewed life differently.  He saw that the core of ones…

Waiting, and waiting, and waiting.

67 And his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, saying, 68 “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited…

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