Prayables Archives

Daily Prayer Tonight, I am full of uncertainties: rushing water, rocks and loosened stones. Above me, stars reach connecting pieces of my scattered life, forming constellations of doubt. But when all is quiet, I hear the creek pulsing outside my […]

Daily Prayer Only You can say what I need. I think I know:  this job, that house, this person that I say I love. But only You can say what I need. I do know what I want: to trust […]

Daily Prayer Down here where only the lantern-fish swim, too deep for sun to penetrate, I see a glint. It is You, reaching for me through the churning seas, a hand to pull me back to the surface and into […]

Daily Prayer I pray when I am fearful. I pray when I am in need. I sing praise to You. I lift up my hands, my heart, my soul. Please take me beyond myself and help me recognize the prayers […]

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. […]

Daily Prayer Just when I thought You’d forgotten all about me, You show up out of the blue. A message, a flower, a guide. Something speaks to me and it says You. I bet You’ve been there all along, and […]

Daily Prayer Help me silence the relentless roar of newscasters and fanatics. So much of what we hear each day seeks to separate us from one another. I watch the news because I want to know what is going on […]

Daily Prayer What a wild burst of energy today! I woke this morning to Your beautiful sunlight, to Your blue skies, and a world of possibility! I am motivated. I am ready. I am Yours. Let’s take this day together! […]

Daily Prayer Impossible, he called me. In fact, I said, I am quite possible. Just not very likely. I told him, you disagree with everything I say. No I don’t, he said. My husband and I never argued. That would […]

Daily Prayer Refractions of light from a prism: a heterogeneous, multi-faceted rainbow, splitting the spectrum. Transparency separating the light into its component elements. It’s not the brightest, fastest, or keenest ray that makes the enchantment happen, but it strikes the […]