Tag Archives: God’s will

Living the Serenity Prayer – Trust and Surrender

The Serenity Prayer has a long and rather mysterious history. The first three lines were made popular by Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 -1971), as part of a 1934 lecture. The modern prayer is several lines longer. In 1941, the prayer was noticed … Continue reading

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Going Deeper – Do Something Significant (John 15: 5)

In Eat this Book, Eugene Peterson teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. In this passage, Jesus reminds us that we … Continue reading

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A Real Story about Living in the Kingdom of God

An unexpected phone call this week changed everything in my life in 20 seconds.  That call, along with a Daily Meditation for July 7 from Richard Rohr, took me a level or two deeper in understanding the nature of the … Continue reading

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