Prayer in Motion Book Excerpt: Creativity as Prayer

Below is an excerpt from my book Prayer in Motion: Connecting with God in Fidgety Times. In his book The Music Lesson, accomplished bassist Victor Wooten explains his approach to music in a series of imagined conversations with a mysterious man named Michael. Michael is a mystical figure who guides Wooten in looking at the spiritContinue reading “Prayer in Motion Book Excerpt: Creativity as Prayer”

A Prayer by the Tomb

based on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Faithful God, we find it foolish to hope and to dream. We are waiting and longing for better times to bloom, but we’ve yet to see shoots form out of barren ground. Instead, all we see is this symbol of pain high on a hill, with what we thought toContinue reading “A Prayer by the Tomb”

A Prayer from the Ashes

based on Joel 2:12-27 Faithful God, we’re feeling broken. Hatred, disease, anxiety, and doubt are tearing open our hearts, weighing down our bodies, and casting a shadow over our spirits. We’re struggling to find hope amid the ashes of what used to be–some still-glowing ember that might re-ignite our confidence in the future’s promise. ButContinue reading “A Prayer from the Ashes”