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We Forgot to Pray

We Forgot to Pray

When our schedules overload what practices of our faith are we most likely to set aside? I’ll confess there are mornings where my quiet time with God gets deleted. Perhaps I slept late —the blankets were at just the right temperature and the pillows resisted the weight of my head with just the right amount […]

No One Answered

No One Answered

For reasons we may never know God sometimes allows us to trek through periods of life where we may wonder if our prayers are even permeating the ceiling much less reaching His ears. We pray and pray yet the answer or guidance we so desperately seek elude us. In those moments doubts and questions flow […]

Prayer is Not Floobydust

Prayer is Not Floobydust

I was introduced to the term floobydust by Bob, a gray-haired analog engineer, as we prepared to power a circuit board for the first time. I’d followed his scribbled schematics in wiring the sockets and soldering the components. Now we faced the moment of truth to determine if the smoke would remain in the parts. […]

Praying as a Couple

Praying as a Couple

Praying together as a couple is as important to the relationship as kissing and hugging. Knowing we’re going to be conversing with God means we must keep short balances on the marital squabbles and conflicts that are part of any growing relationship. The desire to pray is easily squelched by conflict. Shawn and I have […]