Lia McIntosh (Missouri)
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[Jesus] said to [his disciples], “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come." - Luke 11:2 (NRSV)
My daughter Alexis is an active three-year-old who loves
to talk. Her favorite question is, “Why?” Many days we have in-depth conversations about why I go to work, why she goes to school, and even why we have to sleep at night.
Recently she asked, “Why do we pray?” I...
“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.