God, who is beyond all calendars and time, help us intentionally and peacefully draw this year to a close and prepare us to start a new year with hope. It wasn’t the year we planned and hoped for in January. We were worn out from dealing with Covid, widespread divisiveness and intolerance of differences, and… Continue reading A Prayer for the End of A Year
Short prayers from different sources, along with my thoughts on why the prayer is meaningful for me.
Gratitude and Letting Go
Just when we get good at adding things to our lives to make them better, we realize it may be time to start letting things go. How do we be grateful for this?
What We Take for Granted
There’s a specific daily prayer practice that can help us take less for granted and be more grateful.
Prayer for A Perfect (Ordinary) Day
After being away for a week, I’m now home again and into my regular routine. Instead of seeing sunrise over the ocean, my morning walk now provides a view of sunrise over traffic. So much of life consists of normal, ordinary days that speed by as frantically as cars on their morning commute. Here’s a morning prayer for days like these.
Prayer: In The Hands of God
A prayer about discovering grace in the hands of God.
Prayer: Fall In Love
What you fall in love with decides everything.
Prayer: All Will Be Well
Here’s a very short prayer, from the writings of Julian of Norwich, that assures us that all will be well.
Prayer: Patient Trust
Here’s a prayer encouraging us to trust in the slow work of God.
Prayer: Our Real Work
This prayer/poem from Wendell Berry makes me think of the Bible story of Doubting Thomas.
A Prayer of Unknowing
As we begin Lent, here’s one of my favorite prayers that gives me comfort during times of uncertainty.