Retreat, Pray, Repeat

On the night before His crucifixion, Jesus and the twelve went to Gethsemane, the garden at the foot of Mount Olives. He said to his disciples, ‘Sit here while I go over there and pray’ (Matthew 26:36). Jesus knew His death was imminent. An event wrapped in physical pain, humiliation, separation from those who had … Continue reading Retreat, Pray, Repeat

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The Prayer Vigil

Have you ever been to a prayer vigil? I have not. God gave me the word ‘vigil’ yesterday as I was praying for the victims of sex crimes by priests. Vigil, vigil, vigil. Just last week Pastor Shad at Carlisle E-free Church encouraged us to act on promptings from the Holy Spirit. Here I am … Continue reading The Prayer Vigil