Praying: Scheduled or Spontaneous?

Should praying be scheduled or spontaneous?  That question probably doesn’t occur to many people. In fact, I’d wager that all the people who pray with any frequency, which is more than once a month, fall pretty equally into thirds: One-third practice scheduled praying. They follow a scheduled routine. They pray at a certain time, probably […]

Posted on February 2, 2021 at 7:45 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Return to Running…and to Prayerful Life.

Thanksgiving Day I ran the Georgetown (TX) 5 Mile Turkey Trot. First road race in quite a few years. June of this year I posted the previous Prayerful Life piece. Today then marks the first post in several months. I began running in 1980. In 1999 I began praying with something near the fervor of […]

Posted on November 26, 2016 at 2:36 pm by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Morning Prayer: 40/100. The Door Problem.

I haven’t discovered the truth of the young boy’s freeing the 18-wheeler truck wedged beneath an overpass. Story is he suggested they let air out of the tires. I have discovered the accuracy of his principle! Cindy and I expected the delivery of a new chair for our living room. We wanted to move the […]

Posted on June 13, 2016 at 6:25 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Expressing Peace. What If. 100.

I’ve often used “what if” questions to jump start my own creativity and the creativity of those with whom I work. These questions can bring clarity of mind. Concerning the peace we want more of, I suggest the 5 What If’s that follow can  jump start our creative engines and clear our mental windshields. I […]

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:36 pm by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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