Psalm 9

Is there a way to grow through prayer? “I will praise you, O LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonders. I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.” – Psalm 9:1,2 Our world has cameras stationed on every corner it…

A Pilgrim’s lack of progress, subtitled: why pray?

“Why do we need to pray if God knows what we are going to say before we think it?”  The question took me completely by surprise.  This was a group that had been meeting to encourage one another, to provide for ourselves a forum of spiritual accountability.  As the question bounced off the walls, I…

A petition

Keep watch, dear Lord, with those who work, or watch, or weep this night and give your angels charge over those who sleep. Tend the sick, Lord Jesus; give rest to the weary, bless the dying, soothe the suffering, pity the afflicted, shield the joyous; and all for your love’s sake. Amen.