Pause+Pray

teen female praying while holding a Bible

Committing Ourselves to Justice

To follow Jesus is to commit ourselves to justice. This requires inward change more often than we would like and can be a complicated journey.
Read More →
woman forming a heart with her hands

Lord, Disarm Me

Loving God of heaven and earth, I can conceal nothing from you. I beg you to disarm me of my harsh judgments, my sense of entitlement, my short fuse.
Read More →
woman making music by playing the violin

Moved by Music

I had intended to briefly excuse myself from my desk. More than time out, I was rescued from the malaise that had overtaken me when I happened upon an a cappella choir rehearsing gospel hymns.
Read More →
hand holding picture frame with landscape in background

Reframing Our Limitations

We're impatient with the pandemic and the limits it has placed on our lives. We cannot do as many face-to-face volunteer and justice-seeking activities as we would like. But we can pray.
Read More →
man holding blue umbrella to shield him from the rain

God As a Shield

There are many verses in Scripture that speak of God as a shield, a protector, a guard against stumbling. They are words of comfort and assurance–a reminder of God’s providence.
Read More →
Woman holding bright lights in her hand

I Want the Light

In John 3:19, we read, “The light came into the world, but the people preferred darkness to light.” How can we seek the light in our lives?
Read More →
woman reading on her computer

Countering Discord

“Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment...”(Ephesians 4:29).
Read More →

Sign Up for Our Daily Newsletter

Includes Saint of the Day, Minute Meditations, and Pause + Pray.