Spiritual Journey: When you’re lost in the wilderness

I’ve seen the way life’s jungles open up into meadows more beautiful than we imagined. If we want to see God’s glory, we need to persevere. I say: Hack through the brambles, crawl through the muck. Sleep in a damp cave if you have to. Whatever you do, don’t give up. One day, you’ll burst […]

Prayer of gratitude

Heavenly Father, Thank You. Thank You for the vastness of Your love all around me. Thank You for Your glorious expanse. Thank You for being infinitely more beautiful than I can imagine. Thank You for the mystery of Your grandeur beyond what I perceive. Thank You for dwelling within me. Thank You for pouring Your spirit […]

Christmas Manger Prayer (for Jesus to be born safely in our hearts today)

Jesus, With all the chaos of celebrating the season, it’s easy to forget You were born in a manger because King Herod was trying to kill you, due to being threatened by the prophecies of Your power. I adore the way God guided You to safety in Bethlehem through Mary and Joseph’s obedience as refugees. It’s […]

Deeper Life: The power of contemplative prayer

The more time I spend contemplating Divinity, the more I notice enormous waves of Love welling up in me. Like typhoons of gorgeous light, a Power Beyond Me rises up and asks to be unleashed in the world- I say yes, and galeforce angel winds blow seeds of grace to God only knows where. I don’t […]