Prayer Journey — Searching

There are people I think of this morning who are fervently searching for You dear God. Yet they reject and dismiss your truth, falling prey to the deception of lies that try to divert people from your truth. I pray that your Word, your truth, would rise up and convict them. May they see your […]

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Prayer Journey — Hope

This morning I think of my mom in your presence dear Lord, yet I grieve that she is gone from our midst. I pray this grief I feel will remind me of being separated from you dear God. May my heart long for your presence. May that feeling guide me with your wisdom. Help me […]

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No Thanks

Imagine working all day to fix a fine dinner for some special people in your life. The table is all set, all their favorite food is ready. You wait for their arrival, but they don’t show up. Later you learn they went and had hot dogs at someone else’s place instead of enjoying the nutritious […]

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Prayer Journey — Longing

Give me a desire for you dear God. Help me to seek you each day. Let me not fall prey to diversions and detours that keep me from you. Fill me with a longing for you and what is right. Protect me from the evil one who seeks to devour me. Your ways are pure […]

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Searching

In a packed train, humanity closes in on me. I reach for you, but you are not there. Yet in the solitude of the wilderness, I heard your voice.

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Passing Joy

I scout the land
In search of joy
Cold snow crunches
Beneath my feet
Crisp winter air
Exposes each breath
I press on in the cold

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