In order to grow towards wholeness, accepting our brokenness and gradually becoming more compassionate, we need the power of the Spirit. But we are humans and we must also know the ways of our own bodies and beings… Each one of us must find our own secret rhythm of how to rest, relax and find […]
This weekend I’ve been deeply, deeply touched by this simple poem of Rainer Maria Rilke, having read it at least a dozen times. May it touch you as well. God speaks to each of us as he makes us, then walks with us silently out of the night. These are the words we dimly hear: […]
Here’s a prayer idea that will encourage you to give thanks for your body. Quite often our body is a source of frustration. We all wish our bodies were different, better, healthier, slimmer, sexier, etc. But spending a few minutes expressing gratitude for you body, just the way it is, in all of its magnificence….well, […]
“One of the primary functions of solitude is to settle into ourselves in God’s presence. This is not easy and it takes time. But it is the answer to the heart cry that erupts when we have been distracted for too long by surface concerns. “I have lost myself!” we cry. Solitude is the only […]
Holy One, there is something I wanted to tell you but there have been errands to run, bills to pay, arrangements to make, meetings to attend, friends to entertain, washing to do… and I forget what it is I wanted to say to you, and mostly I forget what I’m about, or why. O God, […]
Here’s my favorite idea when it comes to taking a few moments to remind myself just how amazing our God really is. Feel free to share it with friends either through social media or on a laptop with a small group of praying friends. Enjoy! You can find other Video Prayer Tips at this link.
Pray Like a Gourmet is one of the most exciting and delightful books on prayer that I have ever read! Absolutely love this book!! Author, David Brazzeal, has worked with the International Mission Board in several countries and has played a leading role in five innovative churches. Now Brazzeal invites us with his book, Pray […]
One of the unexpected benefits of writing a book like PRAY LIKE A GOURMET, is that some people actually DO read it and are blessed by its message. Then some of them actually put into practice the prayer ideas….and then some actually use the practices to pray for ME! Wow!!! Such is the case with […]
Here’s a good list of the best books on prayer as rated by GOODREADS readers. Check it out. PRAY LIKE A GOURMET currently weighs in at #3 out of 68. If you’re a GOODREADS member you can vote for your favorites or even add a new one.