127 words on prayer

127 words on prayer

The Prayer Retreat 48 hours. Unplugged from the internet. Hot teas. Books with pages. Comfy throw blankets. My softest pillow. Walks through the woods. Long pauses on the dock. Aimless hours with Beethoven and Bach. Favorite Bible. Current journal. Plenty of paper....
Writing, in a journal

Writing, in a journal

Journaling seems to fill some souls with relief and others with anxiety. For the former group, expressing themselves with pen and paper or via an e-journal is like sweet therapy. In the latter group are (1) those for whom writing has never been their dearest friend,...
A Leader’s Prayer

A Leader’s Prayer

One of my core devotional disciplines is Scripture-praying. I pray God’s Word over my loved ones and myself. For years, I have prayed Moses’ prayer over my life: “Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew, like showers on new...