Category Archives: Prayer

Ash Wednesday Reflections

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday.  It is the beginning of the season of Lent.  I made my way again this year to Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church.  While last year I went alone, this year my wife and 4 friends joined … Continue reading

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I bought a journal today

Today I bought a journal.  Actually it is not the fact that I bought one, rather it is among the first steps I am taking in this 50th year of my journey. One of the first things I knew I … Continue reading

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Vespers @ The Commonplace

This is a re-post from over a year ago about Vespers at The Commonplace.  I have been there most every Sunday since we began.  Occasionally I have had a companion or two praying with me.  Just wanted to post that it … Continue reading

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Lord of My Heart

Lord of my heart, give me vision to inspire me that, working or resting, I may always think of you. Lord of my heart, give me light to guide me that, at home or abroad, I may always walk in … Continue reading

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John Cassian Prayed …

O God, be all my love, all my hope, all my striving. Let my thoughts and words flow from you, my daily life be in you, and all my breath be for you. Amen I pray this prayer each morning. … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer by Brain Spahr

My friend Pastor Brian Spahr who blogs at Thinking out Loud posted this on his blog today. I wanted to share it with my friends. Fixed Hour Prayer (also known as The Daily Office) is a long standing tradition in … Continue reading

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The Last 24: Gethsemane to the Grave … Station 1

1. Jesus in the Garden of Gethesemane (Mark 14:32-42) ((Directions for use * Indicates a change of reader. Bold indicates said together. Bold Italic indicates said one after another.)) * Lord, you brought along your closest friends to a place … Continue reading

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