new meditations

January 28, 2023

Praying Like Tom Bean

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

January 21, 2023

Hold My Hand

The big generous hearts of our youth can turn into cynical adult hearts. Which heart do we feed or cultivate?

January 15, 2023

Four Days or Five Days

By the Grace of God, with humble and contrite hearts, may we move from judgment, anger, and moral smugness towards others, to hearts of empathy and greater understanding

January 08, 2023

Lost Treasure

When we go deep into our hearts, beneath our fears, our anxiety, and our insecurities, we discover that God’s heart is our heart. There is Love.

January 01, 2023

Changing the Calendar

How intentional are we about our need to rest and replenish our souls? As we make our new year’s resolutions, will we create time and space to simply be?

December 11, 2022

Where is Joy?

When was the last time we were “overwhelmed with joy”? Have we been “surprised by joy”?

November 27, 2022

Broken Hearts and Hope

It is difficult to keep hope alive when the walls crumble down around us and our communities, and child-like innocence easily fades into adult cynicism and despair.

November 19, 2022

Going Home

“More than anything else, we long for home. Our deep ache for intimacy, security, and comfort is, in the end, a longing for home, nothing more. We are forever restlessly searching for someone or something to take us home.”