Tag: Prayer

Aug 13

Saying Goodbye Again

This is the third post with the title “Saying Goodbye”, it seems to be a theme over this past year. This morning I said goodbye to my church family because I will be leaving for seminary in a few days. Leaving your church family behind as you move on is not like saying goodbye to your children,

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Jul 15

Paid the Price

I recently heard a story about a young boy who made a sailboat, he whittled it out of wood, he labored over it for weeks, he constructed a mast and a sail and he painted it to make it beautiful. Finally it was finished and one day he had the opportunity ………………..

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Jul 02

Letting Go of the Rope

As the story goes; there was a man who had climbed down a rope and was hanging on at the very end, he prayed to God “Please save me from falling.” Nothing happened, the man was too afraid to look down for he knew the fall would be great and his

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Jul 02

Keep it simple

“Write a blog” she said in an email. Frankly, I wasn’t even sure what a blog was. I have heard of them and have probably read one without ever knowing it. Then she went on to say…”Just write about what you believe, but keep it under 300 words…” I thought this is just getting tougher …

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Jun 23

What is Prayer ?

Kierkegaard said “Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.”  A good friend of mine said when I asked her about prayer “God is one of the best therapists out there.” So what is prayer? Is it a conversation? Is it a request fest? Is it a complaint session? Can we rail …

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