Monthly Archives: June 2021

God’s “Come Over” Prayers

God sometimes issues the most surprising summons in prayer.  Among them are the “come over here” prayers.  As recorded in Acts 16, St. Paul intended to revisit churches in Asia to strengthen them.  But The Holy Spirit prevented him from … Continue reading

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“Let There Be” Prayers

Certainly we have plenty of examples of individuals and groups wrestling in prayer, repeatedly beseeching God for what they believe He desires them to ask for.  Jesus even points to the example of the “importunate”, persistent widow who wears an … Continue reading

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Servants in Prayer

When I go to a restaurant, the best servers are those who keep track of me from a distance, not interrupting conversation and the enjoyment of the meal, constantly asking what they can do, and whether everything is OK.  Rather, … Continue reading

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Trinitarian Prayer

Recently, many churches celebrated Trinity Sunday, the recognition of the Triune God we worship.  This holy mystery – Three in One and One in Three – is at the heart of our faith. Unfortunately, many of us, in terms of … Continue reading

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