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Pause and Pray

Ending Racism

Jan 18, 2021 Pause+Pray
Racism is reminder of our brokenness. Let us pray for the eyes to see one another as God sees us.

Living Fully in the Light

Jan 17, 2021 Pause+Pray
Sometimes it is not uncommon for little children to be afraid of the dark. While the darkness can feel scary or uncertain, the light brings clarity, a new way of seeing.

Popularity Contest

Jan 16, 2021 Pause+Pray
Saint Faustina knew the only opinion that mattered was God’s, and she pushed on to fulfill his desire that she spread the message of divine mercy to the world. 

Our Path as It Is

Jan 15, 2021 Pause+Pray
Sometimes on the path we’re walking upon, it is easy to become haunted by regret, comparisons, or dreams yet to be attained. The contemplative must rise above lingering either/or judgments of oneself and trust in the non-dualistic path that has uniquely chosen them to walk upon it.

Peace of Mind

Jan 14, 2021 Pause+Pray
Many people face the daily challenge of facing struggles with depression and anxiety. Because these battles are hidden from others to see, they can be a very lonely fight.

Honoring the Divine Breath of Creation

Jan 13, 2021 Pause+Pray
God’s love for us cannot be separated from God’s love for creation. Let us honor the Divine breath that connects all living things through our actions as well as our words as we pray.

Your Life Is Never God’s Plan B

Jan 12, 2021 Pause+Pray
Friend, your life is never God’s plan B. His will for your life is not second-best. The dreams God put on your heart are not leftovers or afterthoughts.

Grace-Filled Redirection

Jan 11, 2021 Pause+Pray
Daniel Comboni’s (1831–1881) first missionary trip to Africa ended in failure. He returned home to Italy and came up with what was a novel idea then: involve African Christians directly in the evangelization of their sisters and brothers.

‘This Is My Beloved Son…’

Jan 10, 2021 Pause+Pray
Regardless of the details, the habit of keeping a gratitude journal makes us more alert and sensitive. The more we seek things and people to record, the more grateful we become.