An old prayer that is still helpful

God. “Out of the depths we cry to you, O Lord.” That’s what an ancient pray-er said to you. And I’m guessing that those words are heard in our rooms every day. For the patient with a hard diagnosis.For the code team who worked hard to save a life.For the coworker carrying difficult news from […]

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A prayer for when we fear we are not enough

God. We read the news.It makes us anxious. Anxious for our families, for our communities, for our world. We wonder, sometimes worry, what will happen. Will we be enough? Can we do enough?Will the people who make decisions make the right ones?Will those of us who make decisions, make the best one? God. You know […]

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Bigger Than A Bike Ride

From Rich Dixon: At the FREEDOM TOUR we talk about sacrifice. Cyclists invest hundreds of hours and miles to train and prepare for a sweaty, sleep-deprived mission trip. The support team organizes and lugs gear, rises early and stays up late, prepares meals, and cares for everyone along the road. It’s a labor of love […]

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A prayer for calm.

God. We need calm. We’re almost afraid to say that word, or words like it. We are afraid we’ll jinx things, that mentioning calm or quiet will cause chaos. I think we may even be afraid to say “jinx” in a prayer. But we need calm.In our minds.In our hearts.In our souls.In our actions. I […]

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A prayer for when we are feeling fragile

God.We are feeling a little fragile, some of us,from solving big problems,from facing the same small challenge one hundred times in a row,from wanting to rest from trying to focus and finding that it’s harder than we thought,from wanting to be normal and discovering that things never were. Today may we find courage for the […]

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