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Pause and Pray

Wait with Openness

Nov 17, 2020 Pause+Pray
Trust in the slow work of God. If we try to control our life, we will never be at peace.

Forgiving with Bakhita

Nov 16, 2020 Pause+Pray
Josephine Bakhita said if she met her torturers, she would kiss their feet, for without them she wouldn’t have become a Christian or a woman religious.

Living in Gratitude

Nov 9, 2020 Pause+Pray
When you pour a morning beverage, be grateful. When you see the face of another for the first time today, look with love.

Alphabet of Gratitude

Oct 6, 2020 Pause+Pray
We sometimes get so caught up in fear it’s hard to remember all we have to be grateful for, and yet there’s an array of things--an abundance.

Buds of Hope

Oct 6, 2020 Pause+Pray
During the weeks of Lent we embrace the sorrowful mystery of Christ’s death, knowing we are always journeying toward rebirth.

Imagine the Joy You Can Have

Oct 6, 2020 Pause+Pray
May this prayer open you to new possibilities: “Imagine the joy you can have!”

Facing the Ordinary

Oct 6, 2020 Pause+Pray
We sometimes feel a lack of spirit in the overwhelming necessity of everyday tasks. Consider inviting God into your repetitive duties.

Sowing Peace

Oct 5, 2020 Pause+Pray
In a world of violence, hatred, and division, Jesus implores us to work for peace.

Who Don’t You Love?

Oct 1, 2020 Pause+Pray
Love heals wounds and brings us closer to establishing the kingdom of God. But much stands in our way, despite our best efforts.