Where the Soul resides

Setting up camp here today: Prayer is not a stratagem for occasional use, a refuge to resort to now and then. It is rather like an established residence for the innermost self. All things have a home: the bird has a nest, the fox has a hole, the bee has a hive. A soul without prayer […]

Love.

Tonight we had a simple birthday celebration for Gwen, my mother-in-law, here at Linwood House. There were a handful of us around the family dinner table. Low-key. Gwen doesn’t like to fuss over birthdays too much. Dorothea, Gwen’s sister, made smoked salmon pasta. It was lemony and delicious with fresh herbs from the garden. We […]

This is what Easter has to mean. Please pray for the Peace of South Africa

My heart is heavy this morning. It’s Easter morning. I know the Resurrection is real, because I know the power in my own life. But this morning, I need the Resurrection–and therefore the possibility of new life–to be real for the nation of South Africa. My heartland. I woke up to reading this post by […]

I prays myself hot.

Just discovered a really cool global prayer tool called PrayerPlanet.org Loved this little bit of inspiration: “When asked how he prayed, a Southern rural minister replied: ‘I reads myself full; I think myself clear; I prays myself hot; I let myself cool.’” Via: PrayerPlanet.org