Category: Spiritual Growth

Celebrating Real Love on Valentine’s Day

By Kristyn Komarnicki How about we celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, not with red hearts and rhyming sentiments and roses but with spiritual hearts committed to discovering what real love looks like, love that is...

Morning Prayer

Thanks to Thee, O God, that I have risen today, To the rising of this life itself; May it be to Thine own glory, O God of every gift, And to the glory of...

How Silent Prayer Can Help Us Speak and Act

By Ed Cyzewski For the past three years, I have written for anxious, result-driven evangelicals, encouraging them to adopt the practice of contemplative prayer, which dates back to the desert mothers and fathers: an early...

The Benefits of Self-Denial

By Chad Allen A little while back, I took a closer look than I had before at some introductory pages in The Book of Common Prayer (I’m Episcopalian) and found these almost universally ignored...

A Poem to Pray in the New Year

By Jennifer Carpenter Whether you gathered around to watch the “ball drop” or slept through the festivities, we have entered a new year with new challenges and new possibilities. Along with your list of...