The Three-Word Prayer Challenge

Today, author Margaret Feinberg issued a challenge on Facebook: I took the bait tonight…and I’ll tell you, my prayers felt fresher than they have in a long time. This evening, I marveled at some surprisingly eloquent prayers, I laughed at some awkward grammatical constructions, and I distilled my prayers to their essence. I enjoyed my […]

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Getting Away

In the middle of tomorrow’s daily reading for the Eastridge Community Church reading plan, Luke 5, there’s an interesting, yet simple, statement about Jesus. It’s not entirely apropos of the episode being related at the time, though I guess it is loosely. Verse 16 says: “But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.” Seems […]

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