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
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?
There’s a specific daily prayer practice that can help us take less for granted and be more grateful.
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.
There are times in our lives when our spiritual practices feel too difficult, or we believe we’re not getting any benefit from them. At these times, we need to give God the benefit of the doubt.
Like crows, our minds pick up a lot of shiny things over the course of a lifetime. And this includes beliefs about ourselves that are very hard to let go.
Change can happen at radically different speeds, but it always leaves us vulnerable.
A prayer about discovering grace in the hands of God.
What you fall in love with decides everything.
Here’s more inspiration from St. Ignatius of Loyola. This is his prayer for generosity.