Category Archives: Prayer

Thirty Days, Another Journey–Day 3

Yesterday I learned something to add to my “Do’s and Do Not’s” list: DO write your blog before breaking your fast. Instead, I worked outside for a while, did some work on my conference presentation, and made dinner (no I … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 36–The Treasures of Darkness

And I will give you the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that you may know that I, the LORD, which call you by your name, am the God of Israel. ~Isaiah 45:3 Sometimes  I get distracted; … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 7–Withdrawing from the World

One of the things I am discovering is that I live in a constant state of grace. I wish I realized it more often, but I am grateful when I do. This evening I was bombarded by a barrage of … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 39–Were You There?

Where were you when? It’s a common question asked of people who were alive when certain events took place. In relatively recent times the question might be “Where were you on 9/11 when the World Trade towers were struck by two … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 20–A Step in Time

At the start of this journey of 40 days one of the small changes I made both as a “sacrifice” in honor of the season as well as a nod toward enhancing my overall health and well-being was to climb … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 17–Stealing Away

The other morning I got to thinking about how challenging it is to find the time, to make the time for quiet reflection and prayer. In truth, prayer should be no farther away than the speed of thought; it only … Continue reading

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