Why Do we Pray?


Why is it important?

Simple or profound, short or lengthy, prayers have a beauty of their own. Here are some that have struck me as powerful and poignant.



Today I pray for rest-in all its blessed forms-for you (add names) and for your entire family. “Rest” is an amazing idea. It means cessation (at least temporarily) from a burden, a time to refresh, rebuild and restore. It refers to the coming of the Holy Spirit to...

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Forgive me, Father, for thinking so little of prayer that I feel the necessity of taking action to make my desires happen. Yes, I am a laborer in Your field and there is work to be done according to your will, but, where I cannot be or for what I cannot do, please...

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Bless our work

Lord, bless the work we do in your name. Hone our skills, heighten our compassion, strengthen our support for one another, and help us to feel your joy as you go about healing our care receivers.

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Themes to Explore

“Lessons From The Helm”

This is my first published book.

“Lessons” presents life’s big lessons from the helm of a very small boat and details a 3-day sailing regatta in which my son and I competed and capsized.
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Lessons From The Helm

Life’s big lessons

“Destroy These False Gods

My latest book. What false gods are vying for your soul? Discover 101 false gods that must be destroyed before they destroy you. Available on