Tagged: prayer

A Prayer for Churches in Jerusalem

“Learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed…” Isaiah 1:17 Earlier this month, several patriarchs and heads of churches in Jerusalem issued a statement condemning various acts in Jerusalem that restricted the rights...

A Prayer for Today

Christ, as a light Illumine and guide me. Christ, as a shield Overshadow me. Christ under me; Christ over me; Christ beside me; On my left and my right. This day be within and...

Prayer: Beyond the Multivitamin Approach

By Mark Phifer-Houseman I don’t really believe in prayer. I’m not talking about mindfulness or centering or yoga-breath-prayer or contemplation in nature—all of which have immediate, easily measurable embodied benefits. I am talking about...

A Prayer Against Environmental Recklessness

  If you missed the launch party for Kenji Kuramitsu’s A Booklet of Uncommon Prayer, you can watch the Facebook Live here. (Or the dance party afterwards, here!) To find out more about the prayer book, visit this...

Last Prayer

Editor’s Note: On May 27th, award-winning and prolific author Brian Doyle passed away from complications related to a brain tumor. We at ESA will feel his loss keenly. Here, with kind permission from Ave...

13 Strategies for Seekers of Shalom

By Vernon Grounds 1. Pray! Pray daily and specifically in keeping with I Timothy 2:1-5; II Corinthians 10:3-5; Ephesians 6:1-10. 2. Keep informed regarding the development of international and national affairs. Be concerned about the...

I Need to Breathe Deeply

By Ted Loder Eternal Friend, grant me an ease to breathe deeply of this moment, this light, this miracle of now. Beneath the din and fury of great movements and harsh news and urgent...