Deeper Life: After the loss of a loved one

When the Light we’ve been depending on goes out, we have a choice: surrender to darkness or find a way to Shine. When we lose the relationships that help us feel connected to God, it can feel like the rug has been pulled out from underneath us. The grieving process can bring out the worst […]

Simple Faith: Walk toward the Light

I used to wonder about the darkness. I was obsessed with how it consumed some people and transformed them into cold cruelty, unyielding hardness. The answers settled into my bones as shadows, textures of despair- thick hopelessness, futility like a fog. What’s the point of shining in this world? Now I wonder about the light. […]

Spiritual Journey: When you’re feeling all alone

Loneliness is just God’s way of keeping you all to Himself. He’s like a child, who doesn’t want to share His favorites. Who else can you turn to when darkness closes in and no one’s in sight? It’s all part of His master plan … He wants to be the only shiny thing you can imagine. He wants you […]

Deeper Life: The simple art of surrender

When are you going to realize? It’s not your job to scurry around, grasping at glints of vanishing light- The Kingdom lies within. A radiant, beaming presence – the simple answer to your prayers – is waiting patiently inside, for you to acknowledge Him. When will you allow Him to rise up from within you? […]

Simple Faith: Remember who you are created to be

Believe it or not, You are made in the image and likeness of our Creator. You are Light. You are Love. You are Beauty. You are Truth. And You are WAY more powerful than you think. There will always be shadows, temptations like rain clouds knocking at your door- but You get to decide if you let them […]

Peacemaker’s prayer

Into the darkness of a world divided by hatred, give me the courage to carry Your light. Radiate Your truth so brightly through me that I can’t help but cast out lies. Ignite the fire of Your love so boldly in me that I leave trails of freedom, wherever I go.   In Jesus name, […]

Unite in Prayer: To be filled with Divine Love

Lord, thank You for showing us what it means to love perfectly. Through Your life, death and resurrection, You gave us everything we will ever need to live as children of the Light, including Your Spirit. We can’t always control what happens to us, but by Your grace, we can control how we respond. I […]

Claiming the light

I know it’s easier for you to splatter black paint on me than it would be to accept the oil spill that your life has become. I also know I’m kind, quick to forgive and strong enough to scrape your darkness off me- without complaining too much. But the truth is: I am not a […]

Purification prayer

Jesus, You are perfect love. I want you to know I am willing to walk through the fire for You. Refine me. Melt away every darkness that stops me from allowing You to work freely in my life- Purify my will, desires, intellect, imagination and memories … meld me to Your designs. I invite the fire of […]

Unite in Prayer: To be a prism of God’s love

Lord, I invite You to pour a steady stream of Your Radiant Light into my soul. I welcome Your Pristine Spirit to shine always through my words, actions, prayers, and presence. I want to be a prism of Your Glory in the world. Please allow all the colors of Your love to flow freely through […]