Courage

Courage

This is a prayer for those of us who admit that many of the choices we make are driven by fear. For those who wonder what others will think, if we are missing out on something better, if we are doing enough, and even if we are enough. And this prayer is for those of us who are so paralyzed that we do not choose at all, and instead passively allow life to happen to us. 

For your glory and our good,

God, be our courage.

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Wait

Wait

In our times of waiting, you are near, just as present as you always are. You do not sleep or waver. You do not fret about what you will do with us, how you will use us, or why you created us.

God With Us is on the move. In all seasons— in times of purposelessness and uncertainty, in moments we are wrenched by despair and a lack of direction, we thank you. 

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When "Perfect" Isn't Enough

When "Perfect" Isn't Enough

Cozily nestled in a recliner next to the crackling fire, my heart is full. Home at last and reunited with my family for Thanksgiving break, I am overjoyed with gratitude. My family is healthy and their laughter floods the house; Thanksgiving dinner awaits; an incredible collection of friends—old and new—fill my life; all of my basic needs are quenched and then some. 

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