I Spy The Invisible

We live with so many mysteries: unknowns, complexities & contradictionsthat sometimes defy meaningor at leastcomplicate our perspectives on life.Like war, for example. It seems that we are always at war these days,declared or undeclared, just or not-so-much,and...

Weeping Willow (based on Haggai 2:16a)

The LORD asked me, “How are you faring?”and my soul drooped over with a sigh,relieved to admit to its fatiguebut not willing to break completely.”I am tired,” I replied, “but look and see LORD:even now I am determined to show youmy...

Are you receiving prayer-writing prompts in your email?

Friends and readers,Are you on my email list to receive new prayer-writing prompts every Friday?If you would like to continue the prayer-writing journey that you began with Writing to God: 40 Days of Praying with My Pen, or if you haven’t used Writing to God yet...

Psalm 103:1

The words of this verse are familiar — “Bless the LORD, O my soul” — but what does it look like for us to bless the One who blesses? What can we possibly do or say to cause God to be blessed?I cajole my spirit:Bless the Holy One with all that...

Faith Problems

I’m having trouble getting at God which is maybe because I’m having trouble getting at me The self-perceived complexities of my life are so much more finite than the Simplicity that is God (which lends itself to some odd & awkward gymnastics of faith)...

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