Prayer for June 10, 2021

Prayer for June 10, 2021: Please pray with me. God who is in control, forgive us. We seem to think we have taken your place – that we are in control. How silly. We aren’t in control. And we certainly aren’t you. We are your creation. Our version of...
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Control

I could write a whole book on the topic of control. But it’s really unnecessary. Here’s what you need to know: We think we are in control. But we aren’t. We desire to be in control. Which only proves that we aren’t in control. We turn being in control...
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Prayer for June 8, 2021

Prayer for June 8, 2021: Please pray with me. Holy Creator, we come to you humbly and seek you. We tend to look for you in obvious ways – the material things around us. Too often we think that is the extent of your creation. Oh how we miss...
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A homeless society

During a recent conversation with someone related to tiny homes and homelessness, the person I was talking with made the following statement: “We don’t have a homeless problem. We have a homeless society.” That’s a profound statement. Let me dig into that a bit. As with most things in...
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Prayer for June 7, 2021

Prayer for June 7, 2021: Please pray with me. God of wonder, you come to us in many ways. Open us to seeing you and embracing you. Open our hearts to be changed. Open our hands so that we can welcome others – strangers and friends alike. Open our...
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Prayer for June 4, 2021

Prayer for June 4, 2021: Please pray with me. God all powerful, hear my prayer. We hear the word powerful and I wonder – what do we make of that? Do we twist it? Do we try to remake you in our image so that we think that you...
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Going back…

I walk my dog every morning. We have a pretty good routine. At least a routine I can get him to do anyway. He’s not really a morning dog. He used to do really well – I could take him for three miles walks in the morning – good...
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Prayer for June 2, 2021

Prayer for June 2, 2021: Please pray with me. God of creativity, we need you. Even after we have been in a pandemic, you would think we would see the world anew with new possibilities. But we struggle with this – for some things. We settle for the reality...
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