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.



Lord, you know what is needed to face all the extraordinary challenges, pressures, and obstacles in our lives, and by extension the lives of our family and those who love us. Give us, we pray, supernatural strength, the power to discern purpose in endurance, a resting...

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Upon waking

To (name), we desire that you wake up with this expression of love and support. You are a kind, compassionate, hard-working and loving person who cares about family and others, and does the right thing. You have God-given qualities that will carry you through the...

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Before bedtime

Grant us, Lord, a calm mind and peaceful heart that we may find rest this night and so trust in you to guide us through the problems that tomorrow may bring and not try to solve them in fitful sleep.

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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