Prayables Archives

Daily Prayer “I was young once, too,” I tell her. But she stares at me, as if I sprang, fully-formed and middle-aged, from the head of Zeus. How can I possibly understand true love? So I turn to You who […]

Daily Prayer My son’s balled up socks stink. The litter box stinks. Our poodle’s breath stinks. My attitude stinks. My life stinks. I need your guidance even more when everything stinks. Help me see beyond the daily grind of my […]

Daily Prayer May I honor Your Name always as a blessing on my lips. Your Name is not a weapon. It is neither a catalyst for anger, nor is it proof of my righteousness. Your Name is the hand of […]

Daily Prayer I am so tired. Help me to get past my thoughts of “What else can happen?” It seems like every time I turn around, the telephone rings with unwanted news. Or, someone on the job is making demands, […]

I know You’re there, but where? Worries are poking at me, sharp-clawed: my job, my family, my life. I can’t feel You today, and I am afraid. Where are You? Please make Yourself present— clear and tangible— let me feel […]

Let me love You with everything. Let my intellect adore You, my body understand You, my heart envelop You. Teach me to open entirely, that I may learn to reach for You with more than my words, for I am […]

I am willing to soften my heart to receive love I welcome the beauty around me and open my eyes to receive it I embrace my gifts of creativity and express them joyfully I walk in faith knowing that I […]

It’s not that I don’t believe in You. I just don’t believe in me. You are all, and I am nothing, so how can I get from here to there? The span between is endless, and if I fall, an […]

Daily Prayer I look to You when I am scared. I am scared now. I ask for Your peace to cradle my soul to enfold me within Your warmth, understanding and grace. I ask for Your strength to filter within […]

Daily Prayer There are words for what I am… words that describe someone who shatters connections with her anger, injuring strangers and loved ones alike, as she indulges her selfishness time and again. There are words for what I am. […]