Tag Archives: grace

Prayer on a Summer’s Dawning

Thank you, Lord,
for the quiet stillness of this good morning,
for the softness of grass
in the dim shapes of pre-dawn’s forming… Continue reading

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A Word to One’s Self

Be strong, be smart, be tough, be humble… even when (especially when!) doing so seems more paradox than orthodox! Continue reading

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In Times Such As These

To live with a rugged and determined gentleness, to forego the ways and weapons of the world, to truly follow the Christ is never easy… but is always worth it. Continue reading

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Perhaps for Today

Maybe for one day I could believe in good for myself and bring that to others by treating them as I would have them treat me… Continue reading

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Prayer for a Friend

I wrote this for a friend yesterday. Perhaps you know one who could use it today. Continue reading

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Prayer on an Autumn Morning

Surely it would not be a bad thing if we all sought to live a quiet and peaceful life… Continue reading

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A Greater Grace

To show mercy and seek good for someone who has done you great harm: this is what it means to follow Christ. Continue reading

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Beyond the Madness

If lots of good practice makes a difference in a basketball game, how much more in the game of life? Continue reading

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Prayer for Thursday

Sometimes it seems that life takes more than we have but our God will supply grace for every challenge, even the impossible. Continue reading

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Real Miracles

Is it a miracle to truly forgive others? Well, it does seem to violate the laws of nature–human nature! Continue reading

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