Category Archives: Prayers

Reveal through Story

Reveal through Story, by Ken Gire Dear God, Reveal to me through stories something of what it is like to walk around in someone else’s shoes. Show me something about myself in the stories I read, something that needs changing, … Continue reading

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The Oldest Benediction in the Bible

The oldest benediction found in scripture, indeed, in any literature, is found in Numbers 6:24–26 known as the “Priestly” or “Aaronic” Benediction: The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face shine upon you and be gracious … Continue reading

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A Prayer of Devotion

A Prayer of Devotion – by Ken Gire Dear Saviour at whose feet I now sit, When you knock on the door to my heart, what is it you are looking for? What is it you want? Is it not to … Continue reading

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Abandonment to Divine Providence

What one finds when reading the unabridged copies of earlier spiritual masters is the degree to which their insights are complete, thorough, and extensive. Such is the case for Jean-Pierre de Caussade’s “Abandonment to Divine Providence.” At the end of his … Continue reading

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The Confession of Saint Patrick: his Anam-Cara

“Beyond being recognized as the patron saint of Ireland, little else is popularly known about Saint Patrick, ” writes John O’Donahue in his forward to this recent translation. And yet, Patrick left behind a unique document in his Confessions written … Continue reading

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I Am Sodom

Originally posted on THE RIVER WALK:
Sodom’s sins were arrogance, gluttony, and laziness, while the poor and needy suffered outside her door. She was haughty and committed detestable sins, so I wiped her out, as you have seen. (Ezekiel 16:49-50) Read: Ezekiel…

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“Teach us to Care and not to Care”

What did T.S. Eliot mean by the phrase “Teach us to care and not to care”? It provokes us to think about what it means to care; what it costs; and what is its focus. When we exhaust ourselves with … Continue reading

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