Spiritual Journey: What to Expect While Deepening Your Prayer Life

Sometimes, prayer is the divine experience of basking in Love, like sunshine. Other times, prayer is the divine labor of chasing fear like rats out of the kitchen. When we begin to cultivate a prayer life, we often quit because we think we’re doing something wrong when we discover how hard it is. We know […]

Encouragement to persevere in prayer

Like smooth stones skipping, every prayer has a ripple effect. Love creates invisible waves of grace that change everything. Saint Augustine said “Faith is to believe what you do not see; The reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” We certainly don’t always see the ripple effect of our prayers right away, and […]

God alone is enough

In case you haven’t noticed from by blog title, I am passionate about the power of prayer. I’ve witnessed miracles and had mystical encounters that have motivated me to reorient my entire life towards God. For the last 15 years, every time I try to go further and faster toward an external calling, I wind […]

Encouragement for when you’re stuck in grief

When grief comes crashing down on you, like a giant boulder obstructing your path. When it won’t budge no matter how hard you push and you’re exhausted from trying to find a way around it. When your strength fails and all you want to do is move forward, but you’re completely stuck- lean against it […]

The problem with contemplative prayer

When we spend time in silence contemplating God’s unconditional love for us, He pours His Spirit into us. It’s a beautiful thing. James 1:17 says “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”  Contemplative prayer gives our Heavenly Father an opportunity to pour His miraculous […]