Faith, Prayer

Turning Superficial Prayers into Genuine Conversations: part 1

Putting on the mask of superficiality started young for me. I was in kindergarten and it was circle time. My teacher asked, “What is your favorite food?”  After much internal 5-year-old deliberation, I said, “Spinach. Because it will make me strong like Popeye.” Such a lie. I hated spinach. But, I wanted others to like me. I wanted… Read More Turning Superficial Prayers into Genuine Conversations: part 1

Faith, Prayer

Prayer

Some things I don’t want to do: laundry, clean bathrooms, make phone calls to schedule doctor appointments. I just don’t want to do them. As grown-up responsible adults, we resolve and accept that we have to do the things we don’t want to do. Our want-to can’t drive our decisions within the day.