Tag Archives: Prayer

Keeping vigil

Luke 23:50-56 What do you do when you feel all hope is lost? When dreams are crushed we are devastated. When we lose someone who is dear, we grieve. When all of this comes at once, there is no direction … Continue reading

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Of first importance

1 Corinthians 15:1-10 Early in the morning, so many people are already wondering how they will tackle their daunting list of to-dos. This list never seems to get any shorter. There are always errands to run, new issues to address, … Continue reading

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Dear God

Psalm 103:1-22 Dear God, I was reading your Son’s sermon on the mount and his words about prayer especially caught my attention. Jesus said I should speak with you in private, that I should meet you in a quiet place. … Continue reading

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The Lorica of St. Patrick

I bind unto my self today, the strong name of the Trinity. These are the first words of the Lorica (or Breastplate) of St. Patrick. The Lorica is a prayer for protection against the powers that defy God, those that … Continue reading

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Word of truth

Genesis 3:1-15 The serpent was more crafty than any other beast. From the very beginning of this lesson we are made aware that something is going to happen, and it isn’t going to be good. The devil is out to … Continue reading

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Ever present

Psalm 16 O God, I need you today. For some reason, life today seems a little harder. The burdens I carry seem a little heavier. And the place where I am? Well, that seems just a bit colder, lonelier and … Continue reading

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A Cry for Mercy

It often seems it takes a crisis before we are willing to consider the notion that our desires do not match God’s desires. As we consider the times we have failed to love God and one another, we must realize … Continue reading

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