Monthly Archives: April 2015

Remind me who I am.

When we are at our worst, we are persons who have forgotten who we are at our best. Or, we simply don’t know who we are anyways.  If there is pressure to be “at our best” just to remember who … Continue reading

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Praying in Circles

Christians have created many patterns and systems to help us pray.  John Piper comments on the Apostle Paul’s call to prayer in Colossians 4:2 where he describes how he organizes his prayers in “concentric circles.” Tim Challies applies this in his … Continue reading

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To the God of my Daily Routine

It is into the daily routine and noisy bazaar, along bomb-pocked highways with columns of bedraggled refugees that Karl Rahner takes us into prayer. Rahner was a remarkable mind  as a chief architect of the Second Vatican Council, as a … Continue reading

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Good Friday Prayer

“Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world,” John the Baptist said of Jesus in John 1:29.  A lamb on the way to slaughter?  This isn’t the pastoral picture of cuddly sheep; it is the … Continue reading

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