I gaze back at all my years and see your hand upon my life. You were there, present to carry me along. You guided me from young on. At times I did not listen and went my own way, but you remained dear God. You did not abandon me. You sought me when I didn’t […]Read More Prayer Journey — God’s Love
By your hand dear Lord you brought me out of a land of sin. You guided me from a life of sin toward righteousness. Because of your love, your grace, your word, you saved me. You showed me your way. I am humbled by your mighty works. Teach me your ways. Give me courage to […]Read More Prayer Journey — By Your Hand
This morning’s prayer searches for words that are adequate to describe the vastness of God and the love and grace he lavishes upon us.Read More Prayer Journey — Mere Words
Dear God, give me a spirit of humility. Help me to see others as you see them. Give me eyes to see and ears to hear the needs of others. Fill me with empathy for those suffering.Read More Prayer Journey — Empathy
“…that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.” – Ephesians 3:14-19 (NASB)Read More Prayer Journey — The Depth of Christ’s Love
Who am I that you have brought me this far? You are the great I AM, but who am I? You knit me together in my mother’s womb. You gave me breath. You continue to shower me with grace and love. You patiently teach me and mature me. There are days I feel your gentle […]Read More Prayer Journey — Who Am I?
During each visit she would share stories about her life over the last 80 some years. As her tough exterior veneer began to peel back, I learned about the pain and abuse she had suffered at the hands of others. I began to understand why she was so bitter and angry, I started to empathize with her.Read More Learning About God’s Love from an Unbeliever
The complexity of life contrasts against your simple statement “I AM.” The struggles of life contrast against “peace I give to you.” The temporary nature of things in life contrast against your eternal nature. Who am I next to you dear God? I am a contrast to you, yet you are not against me. You […]Read More Prayer Journey — Who Am I?
You are vast and infinite, yet your hands crafted me. You desire intimacy with me. You care infinitely for me. You look past my faults and see me as redeemable.Read More Prayer Journey — Deep Grace
Lord, I need you. When this world abandons me; lets me down; disappoints me, you are there. When hurt ravages my soul, you are there for me. When deep pain rises up to attack me, you are there. In the depths of my soul, as darkness seeps in, your light emerges with hope. I feel […]Read More Prayer Journey — Need