Tag: prayer

  • Praying for Prescott

    Praying for Prescott

      My daughter spent a couple of summers on a firefighting crew. I'll be honest, it terrified me. The forests on these mountains surrounding us are dense. I've seen how one lightening strike can set a mountain afire.  I lived in a small valley town[..]
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  • Q & A with Author Leila Meacham

    Q & A with Author Leila Meacham

    Editor's Note: One of the best things about attending Kathy Patrick's Girlfriend Weekend in Jefferson, Texas  is the opportunity I get to meet some pretty fabulous writers. If it seems like we writers are always plugging other writers, it's because we love reading good books at much as[..]
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  • What Answer Will You Be?

    What Answer Will You Be?

    C. S. Lewis — The Problem of Pain God is both further from us, and nearer to us than any other being… The intimacy between God and even the meanest creature is closer than any that creatures can attain with one another. Thomas Merton –[..]
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  • A Prayer for the Fallen

    A Prayer for the Fallen

    Pastel by Ron Weil Merton’s Prayer 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. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that[..]
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  • The Evil at Sandy Hook

    The Evil at Sandy Hook

      Evil visited this community today, so declared Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy. Malloy was one of many who mentioned evil as the root source of Friday’s mass murder at an elementary school in Newtown. At first glance it would certainly seem to be an accurate statement. Only[..]
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  • Keeping the Swarm

    Keeping the Swarm

    They say it often, and it is true, there is no miracle like that of a new birth. You have joined with us in praying for such a miracle ever since Mama learned she was dying. Thank you for your prayers uttered on our behalf. The[..]
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