Tag Archives: Prayer

So It Ends, and So It Begins

It began in the Westin Hotel pool on Maui. Well, truth be told, it began with a prayer four months earlier, the day I decided it was time to end 40 years of intense aquaphobia. I asked God to help … Continue reading

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God’s Perfect Timing

God’s timing is perfect. I keep forgetting that. Patience is not a virtue I come by naturally. Almost a year ago, pain in my left shoulder and arm sent me to my new primary physician for a solution. As a … Continue reading

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Standing in the Son

Thank You, Lord, for the sunshine Thank You, Jesus, for Your kindness Every blessing You give is divine Every gift from You is yes Amen

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Thoughts on Prayer

Prayer flies heaven-circling like hawk swirling on a thermal wave Prayer settles cross-laden dreams deep in the heart and soul Prayer floats water-spoken currents of faith in the Creator Prayer praises ocean-breached majesty of desert deliverance Prayer drowns tear-culled pain … Continue reading

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Gone Home

“Death is not a period but a comma in the story of life.” — Amos J. Farver ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ She’s gone home and will be missed She jumped the comma and flew off to the second clause Her beautiful soprano voice … Continue reading

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How to Pray

Jesus taught us how to pray Still we try our own way We ask for this, we ask for that We tell Him what we need, and  STAT With a quick Amen we close But seldom find sweet repose If … Continue reading

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To Pray Boldly

This poem was first published on Anchored Voices blog in February, but I thought I’d share it here as well. To Pray Boldly Boldly I plead with You Lord …..Have mercy on my dear wandering one …..Whose heart has gone … Continue reading

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Keep Walking

Sometimes in life we find ourselves in a deep, dark valley. Often it feels more like a narrow slot canyon where no sunshine can reach. The Narrows slot canyon at Zion National Park is 18 miles long and if you … Continue reading

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My Muddled Mind

Muddled thoughts confused, chaotic ever churning night to day Their origin their destination It seems I cannot sway Yet El Roi the God who sees me invites me to come and pray He knows each thought each crazy fear won’t … Continue reading

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Paul’s Prescription

When we seek to see by God’s heart each day the struggle borne by others as they travel on their way When we lift the spirit of both stranger and friend we find hope and patience for ourselves in the … Continue reading

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