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.


For A Child Facing Cancer Surgery

Thank you, Lord, that you are a God of healing. You desire that we be made whole in every way and demonstrated this through the words and miracles of your Son. Bring your healing power to our daughter for a strong body and mind....

For A Friend’s Child Who Was Severely Injured

We wish to encourage and affirm you by acknowledging your triumph over unimaginable difficulties. You may not think of the last four months as a triumph but it is, and this is why.Four months ago your world was thrown upside down. You have been drained of emotional...

A Prayer For Someone Experiencing Crushing Sadness

A Prayer For Someone Experiencing Crushing SadnessIt is our privilege to pray for you and your family. On the top of the list, of course, is for the miracle of healing. Miracles, however, do not come “on-demand”. There are blessings, though, that do come on-demand and...

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