Category Archives: Prayer

Personal Studies during Lent

       Many people like to use the time during Lent to make a personal attempt to grow in their spirit of love for God. I have developed two options using two books I’ve written that lend themselves to this … Continue reading

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New Book Cover for Praying the Gospels with Martin Luther

       In celebration of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his 95 Theses on the church doors, I decided it is time to change the cover of my book. I liked the old cover but it really didn’t give … Continue reading

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Grow Ears and Let Your Light Shine

  Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16 I haven’t seen the movie, “Noah”—yet. But after reading an explanation of its basis, it’s on my … Continue reading

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Finding Your Center in Prayer

  Happiness is finding your center. Personally, I think that’s where God dwells. In my post on the 5 steps of centering prayer, I spelled out how to get started. I don’t stop using any other forms of prayer by … Continue reading

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Prayer is Nice – Cash is Better

       I believe in prayer. I practice various forms of it every day, several times a day—from intercessory prayer to glad-hearted prayer to centering prayer. Prayer is spiritual fuel that gives me power to follow the path that opens … Continue reading

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Centering Prayer – A Journey Toward Happiness

  Practicing centering prayer will change your life. Don’t let the word “prayer” throw you. There’s a tendency to compartmentalize the notion of prayer from some forms of institutional religion but practicing it has shown it to be a journey … Continue reading

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Bullying, Ego, and Centering Prayer

       I’ve been reading Marianne Williamson’s book A Return to Love and have some thoughts this morning about bullying and ego since she speaks about the ego being an opposing force to the Holy Spirit within.      People who bully or constantly … Continue reading

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One Big Benefit of Centering Prayer

  One of the benefits of centering prayer is that is helps reduce the influence of the fear-driven EGO. Peace comes when fear is removed. Fear is cast out by perfect love. This is both an internal and an external … Continue reading

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Background on Praying the Gospels with Martin Luther

  Today I want to tell you a little about my book: Praying the Gospels with Martin Luther: Finding Freedom in Love. In 2008, I read the gospel sermons in Martin Luther’s Church Postil. Luther had been asked to write … Continue reading

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Another free ebook day

Today – Wednesday, June 13th – I’m giving away more of my latest book – “In Living Color: The Lord’s Prayer.” Just click on the link and you’ll go to the the Amazon page where you can download it onto … Continue reading

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