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Calm Skies

Saturday, November 21st, 2009 Posted in writing | No Comments »

I get a little jittery when I’m on an airplane. I suspect most people do. But a few weeks ago, I felt very calm, not just because the stewardess was pleasant or there wasn’t any turbulence. Those helped, but what ...

Using Both Wheels

Thursday, September 24th, 2009 Posted in writing | No Comments »

According to an article in this week’s New York Times Magazine, more people in the United States are praying today but fewer are going to church. Apparently, churchgoing doesn’t necessarily lead to prayer and prayer doesn’t necessarily lead to communal ...

Prayer for the New Season

Monday, June 29th, 2009 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Many people try to pray often; most of the people I know try to pray every day.  But though prayer may be constant, the way one prays can change. Take the big picture, for example. An adult will pray differently than ...

Jesus’ Prayer (Easter 7)

Sunday, May 24th, 2009 Posted in writing | No Comments »

This year, the gospel for the 7th Sunday of Easter (John, chapter 17) is a section of the Lord’s prayer --- not the Our Father but Jesus’ prayer the night before he died --- in which Jesus asked God to ...

Jesus Prayed

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 Posted in audio | No Comments »

Why did Jesus pray?