Christian Confessional

Christian Confessional 1920 1280 Aidan Rogers

Let’s get something straight – as Christians, we are not immune from the same kind of thinking that the world has about prayer (or about any number of other spiritual…

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The Cave of Adullam

The Cave of Adullam 1920 1280 Jody Thomae

this cave, my prison this darkness, my entrapment I cannot lie here, stay here, die here here in my prison wake up, oh heart wake the dawn with your song…

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In A Safe Place

In A Safe Place 150 150 Jason Ramsey

She always told us to pray in a safe place: “bury yourselves under wild thickets; drape in rosaries; wrap in shawls; nestle with watchdogs; cradle with kin — far from…

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Wall Of The Sea

Wall Of The Sea 150 150 Summer Edward

What is it that wants to come through the wall of the sea in the dark night? As if there hasn’t already been enough mystery in this dark night where…

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Prayer 150 150 Abigail Carroll

Be map, be lamp, be flame for my way, be sole of my shoe, be stride of my walk, be mountain, be forest, be cool of the shade, be wind…

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Canticle 150 150 Abigail Carroll

Sing through the lathe of your mouth Sing on the salt of your breath Sing through the rigs of your lungs Sing out your debts to the earth Sing with…

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Learning To Pray

Learning To Pray 150 150 Abigail Carroll

When I say I have passed the afternoon watching loosestrife lean against the wind at the edge of the lake, what I mean is this: I have stepped into prayer,…

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Prayerwalking: Taking Back Our Nation One Neighborhood At A Time

Prayerwalking: Taking Back Our Nation One Neighborhood At A Time 150 150 Beckie Lindsey

ARE YOU FEELING HELPLESS ABOUT THE STATE OF OUR NATION AS WE APPROACH THE ELECTIONS? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. According to a poll in May 2016 taken…

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D is for Depression

D is for Depression 150 150 Cara Strickland

I never know quite when she’s going to creep up next to me. It feels a little like the way the sun goes behind the clouds on a bright summer…

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Singing In The Reign

Singing In The Reign 150 150 Michael Thompson

It was his signature scene. The inimitable Gene Kelly, a wide smile on his face, dancing with his umbrella in a downpour. Singing In The Rain. It is the signature…

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The Filling

The Filling 150 150 Charnell Peters

1. I am young. I don’t stand during worship. If I keep quiet, I can color on stapled printer paper or walk Barbie’s pointed feet on my pew’s burgundy cushion…

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