Tag Archives: Prayer

Time Out! Finding Space in Time to Read

Spiritual reading takes space in time. Rushing through doesn’t really get at the pacing of the movement and rhythm of our spirit, but it is how most of us read. In the psalms the writers speak of meditating – chewing … Continue reading

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Twister, a Swimming Pool, and Prayer

Put your hand here, balance there, take one foot into the air… One of the profoundly honest things that I encountered in “Do Your Om Thing” is the concept of physical prayer. When you twist into a pretzel, there is … Continue reading

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In a Burned Wood

I walked alone for a long stretch of this burned out wood. My strength had failed me miles ago into a short 6-7 miles climbing some 2500 feet with a sixty-ish pound pack. I never did weigh the silly thing. … Continue reading

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Midday Prayer after Lunch

While I was following a couple of patterns here, I would probably change the language at the end to a more modern vernacular. It’s worth noting that I never resolved for myself where I wanted the confession and pardon to … Continue reading

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Crafting a Back Country Prayer Book

Back packing is a passion of mine and one I have not engaged in for years. This year, I am going to get a chance to go on a trip, and as part of that, I am crafting a back … Continue reading

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Lead Me Not Into Temptation

“And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever.” – Matthew 6:13 Odds are he wont listen, at least not in the way we think … Continue reading

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Give us this day our daily bread

“Give us this day our daily bread” – Matthew 6 Most of the clauses in the prayer Jesus taught his disciples are simple, this one seems more direct, more human than any of the others. It deals with food, and … Continue reading

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