National Day of Prayer: A Prayer for Places of Worship

I was invited again to share in the National Day of Prayer with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, other clergy and government officials.  Praying for our nation or any other is a part of the biblical narrative and our faith tradition.  Though marked on our calendar, this practice of interceding, of talking to God on behalf […]

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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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On this National Day of Prayer

On this National Day of Prayer, I am thinking about the hands that I may never hold, not because I am not reaching out but because the person that I am reaching for does not like its social coloring.  We pray to the same God but we may never pray together.  As siblings, we ask […]

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Surroundings

Today is the National Day of Prayer. It is another opportunity to drop our heads, sink to our knees, clasp our hands together and talk to the One who knows the words on our tongue before they arrive yet inclines His ear to hear them all (Psalm 139.4). We pause to talk to the One who […]

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