Tag: prayer

The thing we wish for

We’ve all played this game before.
“If a genie appeared before you right now and granted you three wishes, what would you wish for?”
We all like to think we’d make a good call. And although the genie is hypothetical, often we find ourselves saying (to others or to ourselves): “If I just had … things would be ok” or “… I’d be a better person”
Or “… I’d be a good Christian”

Stillness

Stillness A regular dose of silence and quietness is necessary for peace of mind. At least that’s what all the self-care and mindfulness material out there will say. But actually attaining a practice of stillness is no easy feat. If it were as easy as turning off the TV, popping […]

A Practical Prayer; when Bearing the Burdens of Others

A Practical Prayer   We live in a country and a time where the seemingly smallest of struggles can feel like the biggest inconveniences. Our car radio doesn’t take an aux cord, our phone goes flat, we forget our earphones for a bus ride or we “have absolutely nothing to […]