Category: Prayer

Draw Near to God

Today’s reading from the Letter of James reminds us that Lent is on the way. So submit yourselves to God. Resist the Devil, and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and God will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you… Continue Reading “Draw Near to God”

Jesus Practiced what He Preached

Yesterday Jesus encouraged his followers to find a place and time for prayer, rest, and reflection. In today’s Gospel we see how this was his practice, and it was the place from which he drew his strength for ministry. Rising very early before dawn,… Continue Reading “Jesus Practiced what He Preached”

Come and Rest

From today’s Gospel reading: Jesus said to them, “Some away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest for a while.” This particular resting place can be found at Presentation Center in Los Gatos.

All the Earth Cries Out

One of today’s psalms at morning prayer was Psalm 100. It begins: “All the earth cries out to you with shouts of joy, O God.” All the earth cries out to you with shouts of joy, O God, Servign you with gladness, coming before… Continue Reading “All the Earth Cries Out”