Prayer for Today

Heavenly Father, You who are more eager to hear than we are ready to speak, Have mercy on us. We believe that we have the ability to correct our world by our intellect and might alone. Forgive us. Only you have the strength to solve the mess that exists in this world and within us. … More Prayer for Today

A prayer for those who serve and protect the graveyard shift

Almighty God, Blessed be your name; the one that protects the innocent and holds the throne of justice. Guide my path as I patrol my beat. Keep my wits sharp, and help me to make the right call in the heat of the moment. Give me the strength to rush into the darkness for the sake of others. Return me … More A prayer for those who serve and protect the graveyard shift

Dark Night Rises

Last night I went to see the new film Dark Knight Rises. Today I am having a difficult time putting into words what I felt and still feel from the experience. The film was a piece of fantasy escapism art that was well crafted and worth seeing on the big screen. At the same time there … More Dark Night Rises

The Waiting Place

In Dr. Seuss’ classic “Oh the places you’ll go” there is a moment when the narrator explains that in life there will be times that we will arrive at the waiting place. As he describes this place you as reader or listener begin to feel the restlessness of the location creeping in all around you. Your only course of action … More The Waiting Place

Psalm 103

A dear friend of mine once told me; “If you don’t know what to pray go straight to the Book of Psalms.” I have had no difficulty in coming up with things to pray lately, but I am concerned that these prayers have become too me focused without leaving room for God. Prayers that focus on us, our … More Psalm 103