Tag Archives: prayer

#Lent: Patience, Faith & Butterflies

Earlier this week I blogged about worry (“why pray when you can worry,” oops, make that “why worry when you can pray?”) But worry goes hand in hand with patience. When our patience meters get out of whack, we tend … Continue reading

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#Lent: becoming acts of praise

On this Lenten Thursday (or any day of the year) how do we become acts of praise? “Prayer is sitting in the silence until it silences us, choosing gratitude until we are grateful, praising God until we ourselves are an … Continue reading

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#Lent: worries vs. prayer(s)

Sometimes worries grab our hearts by the throat (figuratively speaking) and push our peace into pieces. Why pray when we can worry? Maybe our peace meters would increase if we flip that to: ‘why worry when we can pray?’ “Worry … Continue reading

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#Lent: Eternal Savings (a plan & prayer!)

Here’s to giving up everything to God during Lent (& always…) “Lord, help me to glorify You; I am poor, help me to glorify You by contentment; I am sick, help me to give You honour by patience; I have … Continue reading

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#Lent: Saint Patrick’s Day Cheer

Last year I posted about my favorite St. Patrick’s Day celebration that took place in Tanzania – yes, really, in Africa. (Click here to read about it: Saint Patrick’s Day Fun.) Here we are again, and this time it’s Sunday, … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Togetherness!!

On this Lenten Thursday here’s a thought: maybe we shouldn’t always try to go it alone? Hanging out @ the Vancouver Aquarium “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor:  If either of them … Continue reading

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#Lent : Reflecting Beauty

When we look in the mirror of our lives, what do we see? Ducks reflecting (mirror-like) @ Maymont Park (Richmond, VA) Sometimes I focus so much on the stuff that’s wrong with my life (& me) that I forget to … Continue reading

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