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A Prayer for Unity

Jan 24, 2022 Pause+Pray
In this current time of confusion, Jesus calls us to see clearly through the lens of justice for all people. How might God be calling you to work towards unity with others?

The Cultivation of Joy

Jan 23, 2022 Pause+Pray
Joy is contagious—and it costs nothing to share it with those around us. Reach out to somebody in your inner circle who is struggling to find joy.

Shards of Light

Jan 22, 2022 Pause+Pray
“Though I sit in darkness, the Lord is my light.”—Micah 7:8b. I love that the prophet Micah’s memorial is on December 21—the day of the year with the least amount of sunlight.

Riverbank of Love

Jan 21, 2022 Pause+Pray
Sleep is restorative when we get enough of it. But unfortunately, so often we don’t get the nightly rest we need.

Sunshine in Your Soul

Jan 20, 2022 Pause+Pray
Driving on a foggy day in the valley can lead to low visibility. The normal route becomes blurred causing me to feel a little lost and panicked, so I slow down.

Forces of Liberation

Jan 19, 2022 Pause+Pray
Archbishop Oscar Romero was known for his striking homilies that were broadcasted on the radio in El Salvador. He often highlighted the plight of the poor and the marginalized.

The Practice of Patience

Jan 18, 2022 Pause+Pray
One morning I watched a snowy egret. She stood patiently in the shallow water of the sound—nearly motionless for almost an hour.

Sending Compassion

Jan 17, 2022 Pause+Pray
Bryan Stevenson, an African-American, Harvard-trained attorney, writes: “The people who haven’t earned it, who haven’t even sought it, are the most meaningful recipients of our compassion… “

Speaking Truth

Jan 16, 2022 Pause+Pray
She was a big deal—until she wasn’t. Joan of Arc (about 1412-1431) heard voices of saints from an early age. Eventually Joan was burned at the stake as a witch and heretic.

Dragons Do Exist

Jan 15, 2022 Pause+Pray
G.K. Chesterton once wrote: “Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed.”