The symbolism of the fig tree fits in the story Matthew tells us. Continue reading “Holy Week — cursing the fig tree”
He turned the desert into pools of water
and the parched ground into flowing springs (Ps. 107:35) Continue reading “Prayer for thirst”
A prayer declaration of LIFE. Continue reading “Prayer declaration”
“My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Continue reading “Prayer for the Day”
It has become an annual habit of mine to get away in silence and solitude for a few days. It takes days because the first half of the silence is about getting the mind geared down.
In my reading for Lent, I came to Psalm 82:2-3
2 “How long will you defend the unjust
and show partiality to the wicked?
3 Defend the weak and the fatherless;
uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Continue reading “Prayer for return of our focus as the Church”
Lately I have been chalking up these middle of the night sessions to “old age.”
“I must be getting old. I’m getting up more and I’m not falling right back to sleep.”