The Invitation The Lord invited me to look at this picture and see something I had missed: not to focus upon the technical flaws or amateur-level brushstrokes, but to look right in the middle of the painting. He wanted me to see the “heart” of the subject matter: the flower of water and the spray….

More about love… In my last post on this topic I shared what I had learned that led me to understand that love was better understood as something that we first had to have rather than something we first looked at as something we had to do. Remember? Paul said…”and have not love…” in the…

The Story Behind My Daily Prayer About 9 years ago (in 2007) my daughter Lauryl gave me a book entitled The Way of the Wild Heart, written by John Eldredge (currently published under the title, Fathered by God). It’s a great book. In its appendix John included a couple prayers entitled Daily Prayer and Saint Patrick’s Breastplate. (Those…

NOTE: This is the latest revision of the prayer as of February 17th,2016 *Download a print-ready PDF of the the following prayer here. Read and pray this prayer out loud for a few days. Let God create resting places and points of emphasis as you pray. You will be blessed and transformed as will your…

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