You may request prayer for yourself, or others around the globe, and our Prayer Team will hold your request in our prayers for one week.
To request prayer, simply click on the Contact tab, select Prayer Request in the drop-down menu. You may add any details you'd like to share (including the first name of the recipient and your prayer focus or intention) in the message box. If you do not include any details, a general…
I just received my first fraudulent check as a wedding officiant and I’m doing the Happy Dance all around my apartment. “How could this event cause such jubilation?” you ask. Well, because I have learned a really valuable lesson.
You see, lately I’ve been doing this precarious back and forth between listening to my intuition and giving into my ego. While I’m really clear that my intuition is strong and always trying to guide me down the right path, I frequently buckle to logic, doubt, and “what if’s”…giving…
For some, prayer happens at a certain time of day; bedtime, mealtime, when we get into our car each morning to endure the hour-long commute to work.
Sometimes, prayer is inspired by a special place; a church, a majestic mountain, or the burial ground of a loved one.
For still others, it’s situational. Prayer comes as a plea, a hope, or negotiation in times of need. There’s a desired outcome and maybe, just maybe God can help. A specific set of words that come together just right form a prayer of…
Long ago, in the year 1999, I was winding along the backroads of the Santa Cruz Mountains on my way to a friend’s house. Given that there was no radio reception in the area, I decided to listen to a cassette tape loaned by a friend some weeks before. As I maneuvered through the curves I heard a soft, gentle voice begin to speak on the topic of mindfulness. The voice belonged to a Buddhist monk named Thich Nhat Hanh. And the topic of mindfulness, though completely foreign to me, was intriguing.
At first, I was inclined to simply set it aside for future reference. But, the more I considered and savored the words on the list, the more I realized the potency that is carried through language. Characters turn into words, that turn into sentences, that form thoughts that can shape our opinions, beliefs, moods, and actions.
As I examined the list more…Read more
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