Tag Archives: Prayer

And Crying Too

“Here am I, O God, of little power and mean estate, yet lifting up heart and voice to Thee before whom all created things are as dust and vapor. Thou art hidden behind the curtain of sense, incomprehensible in Thy … more »

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Missio on Loving the City: A Poet’s response to a Prophet

A Reflection on Jeremiah 29… At first, when I read this passage, I thought I would attempt to write a thorough essay explaining how I, as an African American women, a product of a divorced parent, in one of the … more »

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Neighbors By Choice

Neighbors by choice. There is nothing magic about it, though I am sure there are mysteries in it. Mostly it is about ordinary people who have ordinary lives who live in ordinary places, like many, many other before us. For … more »

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The Tailor’s Prayer

Missio happened upon this prayer in Pamela Joy Anderson’s recently released memoir, You are the Needle and I am the Thread (WestBow Press, 2014). Mark Noll mentions it as well in his book on church history, Turning Points; and we’ve discovered it … more »

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Hearing God in the Practice of Silence

In late October, some two dozen-plus people retreated to Corhaven, a farm in the Shenandoah Valley. The home of Bill and Tara Haley, it was designed as a “place to meet God…a place to be met by God.” Many of … more »

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