Category prayer

A Good Place to Start Again

I will likely write an update post soon, but for now, I wanted to post this prayer from yesterday’s daily office because I like it and I want to remember it. Gracious Father, we pray for your holy catholic church. Fill it with all truth, in all truth, with all peace. Where it is corrupt, […]

God’s Will and Election

A. “It is God who sets and removes the rulers of nations. We vote in obedience to His direction and then trust that the person chosen to lead the country is His plan for us.” B. “It is up to believers to discern which candidate best represents godly and righteous values and to pray and […]

Christmas Joy

Advent Blogging 2007 Many of us were raised with the understanding that Christmas joy comes in the form of presents, believing that a certain special gift was the key to our happiness, the fulfillment of our wishes. Someone was going to know us well enough and care about us enough that the deepest desires of […]

Let Peace Begin With Me

Advent Blogging 2007 9 Killed in Shooting at Omaha Mall 5 Killed in New Life Church, YWAM Attacks 6 Shot After Leaving Vegas School Bus And in despair I bowed my head “There is no peace on earth,” I said, “For hate is strong and mocks the song Of peace on earth, good will to […]

Advent Week 1: Waiting and Hope

Advent Blogging 2007 As I mentioned earlier, the whole concept of advent is somewhat new and unfamiliar to me. From what I understand, the overall theme is of waiting and anticipation. I also posted a couple of months ago about beginning to pray the daily office. Although my participation is sometimes sporadic, I have come […]

Habits

Recently I’ve been thinking about praying the Daily Office. To be honest, I’ve never understood the attraction toward elements of monasticism. I wonder about moving from the freedom to be in a natural relationship of conversation with the Father into a schedule of rote prayers. But I am trying to listen to the voices of […]

Clearance Sale on Intercession Books

Prayer Synchroblog I need more bookshelves in my house. In our main living area, I only have a small bookshelf that holds about 60 books. In my basement office/store room I have more bookshelves, where I keep quite a few other books. Over time, it seems like books begin accumulating in piles around the house […]

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