My daughter tried to make a deal with God – not the point of prayer. But so did the Psalmist.
Archives for March 2017
I like that these prayers always feel accessible to me—always seem to be running on some subliminal loop inside my heart.
I made a handout to teach my parish the practice of Compline. I wasn’t sure quite what would happen when I took five home.
When modern people think about prayer, often we wonder “does prayer work?” But that question rests on false assumptions. Real prayer works – on us.
In Fra Angelico’s painting of the Annunciation, the angel Gabriel reverences Mary. What does that mean for us?
A giveaway of children’s books from ZonderKidz includes short reviews of each one. Great for thinking through the Easter basket!
Once I buried a statue of St. Joseph upside-down, I started noticing how his steady faith carried him and his family through topsy-turvy situations.
I’ve slowly come up with a few small things that might at least plant the seeds of understanding “life from death” for our secular grandchildren.
When the priest invited her flock to come and see the new table, to worship in the round, to try something new, four little feet—and the two little boys they belong to—took her seriously.
Before my mom died, I faced Lent with a kind of calculated resolve. Now the season opens up differently for me, into a sort of invitation.