Easier in the long run

In the beginning, prayer can feel like digging trenches- hard and tedious. What’s the point? But if you stick with prayer long enough, it can become more like discovering a secret passage … a river, flowing deep beneath our ordinary lives. You can bathe in healing waters and allow God to peacefully deliver you into His promise for your […]

When we think our prayers aren’t being answered…

When we’re too busy grieving unanswered prayers to notice, God shifts the winds and the tides. Ever so gently, He redirects the course of our lives… steering us toward a more gorgeous horizon than we dreamed of. Even while we’re oblivious to His guiding presence … as our tears overflow, the ocean swells up beneath us- […]

Are you open to receiving help from angels?

Lately, my eight-year-old son has been reading piles of children’s books about saints. I love seeing him gravitate towards wanting to learn more about God. I want all of my boys to fall in love with Jesus like their dad and I have. The other night, he showed me a story he’d read about St. […]

Definition of faith

Faith is being content to wait in the desert of sweltering heat, watching the world go dancing by in a cool breeze- without abandoning your post. Faith is the invisible candy so sweet you’d turn down 7,000 glamorous invitations- to savor a single piece, in solitude. If you hold onto your faith long enough, it […]

A mystic’s prayer

I love sneaking away from the crowd to find a quiet place, where I can gaze at the moon or lose myself in a love letter, delivered by ripples of light on the tide. I love the gentle connection between water and land, as each wave of Deep Blue Divine finds a way to splash uniquely onto earth. I will never […]

Sunrise prayer

You are the Golden Sun rising in the east, and I am barefoot walking toward your glow. I feel the warmth of Your perfect love on my skin, and I carry on. Thank You Lord – for creating me. Thank You for leading me into the mystery of Your light.

Dandelion prayers

When we whisper genuine prayer intentions, we blow dandelion seeds of love into a gentle summer breeze, which disperses them to exactly where they’re most needed. When we pay attention, we begin to notice how they grow by grace into beauty, which covers the earth with sunshine.