Prayer for Love

Dear Heavenly Father, I hear the words of you Son echo in my ears, "Love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you!" But I confess that I am finding it difficult to love and pray for my family and friends let alone my enemies. I acknowledge that even this simple...

Jesus Knows Best

Which is better, to serve the needy, or sit at home and pray all day? What do you think? It's tricky, especially when reading Luke 10:25-42 where you have Jesus telling a lawyer that one must love his neighbor by works of mercy only to be followed by the next scene...

Prayer for Humility

Dear Holy Father, I confess my pride to you. There are areas in my life that I am desperately trying to solve on my own. I am ashamed to ask you for help, but your word reminds me that, 'Those who look to Him for help will be radiant with joy, no shadow of shame will...

Lets take the year off!

What would it take for you to just not work for an entire year? Can you even imagine it? It would be so fun! Oh wait, what about food, clothing and all that? When talking to Moses on Mt. Sinai God commands Israel to not work for an entire year, every 7 years. God...

Prayer for Tranquility

Father, I confess that I am angry. All I can see are the imperfections of other drivers, of the road, and of the rules and their lack of enforcement. My own imperfections mock me, so loudly that I turn up the music in an effort to drown out the condemning voices in my...