Tag: prayer

A Prayer in Solitude

Since I accidentally pushed out a blank blog post yesterday to all who subscribe (oops!), I wanted to write something a little more substantive today to make it up to all of you. I’ve been reading Thomas Merton’s book Thoughts in Solitude in an attempt to learn as much as I can about how to … Continue reading A Prayer in Solitude

Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night: A Review

I did not grow up in a church tradition that emphasized the praying of written prayers, but I have come to love them as an adult. I don't use them as a replacement for my own spontaneous prayers, but as a way to "prime the pump," giving me words to express what is in my … Continue reading Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night: A Review