a simple Immanuel prayer.

Jesus, where are you with me today? I prayed this with my body shaking, my stomach in knots. He answered with the image of a shield, as I prepared to join the Zoom call. He helped me imagine him between me and those accusing me on the other side of the screen. They would have…

Company in the waiting: 6 Advent resources for you

I used to feel pressure from Advent, as though creating space for the Lord or doing Advent readings was just one more thing to do in a busy season. But since then, I’ve become gentler to myself here. I don’t want just one more thing to do. I want something that helps me quiet my…