A Tree Planted by Water

Blessed is the one who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, who meditates on God’s law day and night. Such a one is like a tree planted by streams of...

Bless Those Who Annoy You

I’m moonlighting over on Godspace today, friends, trying to bless those who annoy me, even though sometimes I’d rather just be annoyed. If you care to join me in the quest to bless our annoyers, read on. (The photo, in case you’re wondering, is...

Unexpected

My year of prayer is taking an unexpected turn. Or maybe the turn started last Easter, in my first year of prayer, when I felt prompted to learn more about human trafficking, particularly of young girls for sex. What I learned horrified me, to say the least, and  I...

Stillness and Sleep

Today’s post was inspired in part by chapter 1, “Learning to Breathe,” of Christine Sine’s book, Return to Our Senses: Re-imagining How We Pray. It’s Easter. For another five glorious weeks it’s Easter. I love that the Easter season...

The Language of Prayer

My twins are napping, my oldest is at the pool, swimming with a friend, and my daughter and I are sharing a rare moment of just-the-two-of-us time. I make tea, while she sets out teacups and saucers, bread and jam. When the tea has steeped, I pour it into our cups,...

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