Sharing glimpses of my journey through life as I endeavor to Fully Rely On God for Peace

Posts Tagged ‘prayer’

Be Still

Juggling church, work, community, school, and family schedules can leave a person exhausted and feeling overwhelmed. And it may seem impossible to carve out time in our day to connect with our spouse, our children, or our parents. How much more difficult is it to slow down long enough to spend time with God? Not just prayers in passing. But to be still long enough to hear from him. […]

Vulnerability: The Heart of Authentic Prayer

Intimacy with God, or in any relationship for that matter, is one of the things I long for the most. It is also one of the things I fear the most. Intimacy is equal to authenticity. Authenticity is equal to vulnerability. Vulnerability is equal to ‘if you really know me, you won’t really love me.’ […]

Lord, Teach Me To Pray

Somewhere along the way, the belief began to form in my mind that knowing the right words, saying them at the right time, and arranging them in the right order somehow made the prayers holy, pleasing and acceptable to God.