“BREATH” PRAYERS A “breath” prayer is a prayer that can be said in one breath. The ancient monks often prayed, “Lord, have mercy” as their “breath” prayers. Christians often repeat the name, “Jesus”. I have a number of them. A few of my favorites are, “Be still and […]
Finally you get to hear about the teeny, tiny, red cabin in the woods. Nine years ago the company my husband worked for was sold and we were facing possible unemployment. We’d been praying ever since we knew. I had just come home from teaching an evening Bible […]
as the season changes (part two) I’ve learned that depression makes one feel very helpless so I try to keep that door of helplessness shut. I remind myself that I’m the one who’s in the driver’s seat, not depression. (This has nothing to do with God interrupting my plans […]
after the crisis I hear the sirens getting closer. My heart isn’t just pounding; it’s trying to jump out of its fragile shell. Not again, I say to myself. How many times have I been through this? Has he been through this? Four emergency vehicles, lights flashing speed […]
This post focuses on how shorter days and less sunlight can trigger depression.