Make gratitude the main dish at your table this Thanksgiving. We have not one not two but a dozen prayers to choose from to thank God before the big meal, from making a table runner to inviting a homeless person to praying a Thanksgiving litany. You’ll find all the choices online.
The practice of reflecting on God using the natural world as a sort of “icon” for the divine has been neglected by many Christians who are put off by the secular practice of treating nature as the only way of encountering God, along with the tendency of New Age spirituality to divinize nature. But ignoring the ways that we can encounter the presence of God in the natural world cuts us off from an important part of our tradition, not to mention a way of experiencing God’s presence with a sense of awe, wonder, and joy. Dive deeper to find five ways of praying with nature.
Ignite your children’s love of special intentions and try praying the general intercessions as a family. Here’s why you should pray the universal prayer at home, and examples of what to do.
When you pray for God’s blessing on your kids’ school day, you’re equipping them with something far more valuable than a #2 pencil or textbook. Here are three simple ways to go.
Is it possible for families to “pray without ceasing” throughout their busy days? Super-short, frequent prayers may be the way to go. Here’s how one dad does it.