Monthly Archives: April 2016

May I recognize Your face

“A Christian leader in the future,” writes Henri Nouwen, “will have to be what [they] have always had to be in the past: a [person] of prayer, a [person] who has to pray, and who has to pray always… for a … Continue reading

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Listening Prayer

“If you have ears to hear, listen,” Jesus repeatedly says. It is the first act of the art of prayer, the middle act, and the last act.  Over time we find the wisest and most humble among us understand prayer … Continue reading

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Meal Time Grace

Giving Thanks for This Meal Our Holy Abba Father of Your Children, and Friend to us all; Creator of heaven and earth    and all things of them and in her; In this minute before devouring While we still ourselves … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Jabez

When Bruce Wilkinson’s book came out, The Prayer of Jabez was an obscure prayer by a relatively unknown bible character.  The book vaulted both the man and the prayer to stratospheric heights – beyond the humble words uttered with hope.  Then … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of the Glorious Cross

I can’t let go of Easter that fast. I can’t let go of Jesus at all. Easter lingers and clings and integrates my whole life; it draws me into Christ’s own Holy life. We recently returned from a month long … Continue reading

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