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Daily – February 7, 2016 – Courageous Prayers


February 7, 2016   My list of “most courageous” prayers from the Bible… “Speak, Lord, your servant is listening.” (1 Samuel 3:10) “Here am I. Send me.” (Isaiah 6:8) “…My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in...

Daily – February 6, 2016


February 6, 2016 Every day in my devotions, I get to this line that says “Prayers for the church, others and myself.” If I hit that line running, I tend to skip right to the end. Interesting… Perhaps a bit narcissistic with the spiritual life,...

Daily – February 4, 2016


February 4, 2016   “The journey into the mystery of God is necessarily a journey into the unfamiliar.  While much of the Bible is merely a repetition of familiar terrain where nothing new is asked of history or nothing new is given to the soul,...

Daily – February 3, 2016


February 3, 2016 “When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight, for I bear your name, Lord God Almighty.” Jeremiah 15:16 (NIV) Eugene Peterson, in Eat This Book, tells a story of a dog that he once had...

Daily – February 1, 2016


February 1, 2016   I made it a whole month, writing something everyday and I managed to avoid the temptation to enter the word “Something.” and call it a day. It’s been an interesting journey, to say the least. There have been evening where I’m...

Daily – January 31, 2016


January 31, 2016   God be in my head, and in my understanding; God be in mine eyes, and in my looking; God be in my mouth, and in my speaking; God be in my heart, and in my thinking; God be at mine end,...

Daily – January 30, 2016


January 30, 2016   “All the questions that are fundamental to human happiness arise when we ask ourselves this excruciating question: Where am I?  Where am I in relation to God, to myself and to others?  These are the basic questions of human life.” –...

Daily – January 29, 2016 – A Prayer


January 29, 2016 Lord, Take these moments… you do better with them than I do. Guide me to make the most of them for your sake and not my own. Take these words… you do better with them than I do. They’re carried on life...

Daily – January 28, 2016


January 28, 2016 Unity in the Spirit comes only through surrender. It cannot occur through control, through force, through demand or through violence, but only through release. I must release my death-grip on my views, on my ‘right-ness’ of them and on any exclusivity that...

Daily – January 27, 2016


January 27, 2016   “Zaccheus climbs up a sycamore tree a crook and climbs down a saint.”  Frederich Buechner in Telling the Truth. May we all be so utterly transformed when we authentically seek Christ. May we each have the longing of soul, the strength...