An Advent Prayer: God is with all of us

Infant God, the Almighty cradled, the Eternal born and the Omnipresent God held in the arms of a woman, we confess that we cannot get our heads around Your mystery. We cannot put our finger on how You are God in heaven and God with us.  We don’t know how You mixed divinity and dirt […]

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A Prayer in Trying Times

God of Mercy, these are hard times, trying times, indeed dark times.  We cannot escape this hour, the seeming absence of light and hope.  We plead with You for intervention less we loosen our hold on Your promises and fall into despair. For some of us, it is as Charles Dickens said, “the best and […]

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When ‘Satan Goes to a Prayer Meeting’

I love prayer. Despite the popularity of social media, status updates and tweets do not compare to sharing a prayer request with God. There is no better connection. The fact that we can be in direct dialogue with the Divine, a kind of call and response between heaven and earth, amazes me. I delight in […]

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A Prayer to the Eternal Day of Pentecost

Spirit of the Living God, Eternal Day of Pentecost, who is without boundaries or borders, who cannot be boxed up, stored away or kept from Your people, we confess that You are without limitation or restriction, impossible to be categorized or contained. Thank You for coming down from heaven to fill us, to touch us, […]

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A Prayer to the Family God

This morning, I was afforded the opportunity to attend and serve in Governor Larry Hogan’s National Day of Prayer Breakfast at the Navy- Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.  I was asked to pray for families in keeping with the theme of the gathering “Celebrating Peace and Unity in the Community.”  I offer these words to attendees […]

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