Category Archives: Prayer

A Deliberate Casualness

You know how much you enjoy it when a good friend doesn’t need anything but just makes time to visit? I think Papa enjoys when we do that with him. Continue reading

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Praise Beyond the Day

Even as the rising sun gives light to a new day, you have given me hope, O, Lord. Continue reading

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Blessing for a Summer Morning

May the dawning of this day
bring you grace to face every challenge,
courage to embrace each opportunity,
and the wisdom to understand… Continue reading

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The Courage of Choice

You ever find yourself knowing exactly what you want to do but lacking the courage to do it? Maybe doubting that God would actually bless you doing what you want to do? Continue reading

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Academic Retreat

Even in intellectual settings, it is the caring for one another that matters most and helps us focus together on the work that we share. Continue reading

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Monday’s Prayer

Not in the mood for prayer today? This might be just the one you need! (If not, go ahead and offer it up for someone else… like me!) Continue reading

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Prayer from the Heart of Prairie Country

What hope we hold for spring!
What desire for winter’s green promise,
the yielding of frozen earth to warming winds Continue reading

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