How to Pray

Can you forgive yourself? God does.

How to Leave Your Past in the Past

Do you have trouble accepting that God forgives you? 

Learning about Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur—A Good Way to Get a Fresh Start

The holiest day in Judaism offers everyone guidance for seeking forgiveness.

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How to pray when sick

4 Ways to Pray from Your Sick Bed

These stories from the Bible show how four figures prayed for healing.

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Prayer in a season of change.

4 One-Word Prayers of Hope in a Season of Change

These powerful Bible verses can help us weather a time of transition.

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Is faith about having God do stuff for us?

Is the Point of Faith Getting God to Do Stuff For Us?

Yes, faith can move mountains, but often God hands you a shovel first.

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How to pray during disturbing times

How to Pray for People You Disagree With

Jesus offers specific instructions on how to pray for those who make us angry.

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Praying, Our Father

What ‘Our Father’ Really Means When You Pray

The first words of The Lord’s Prayer pack a powerful, inclusive punch.

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Pray like Saint Augustine

3 Ways to Pray Like a Saint

Though he died nearly 1600 years ago, Saint Augustine’s thoughts on prayer still ring true today.

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4 one-word prayers for the morning

One Simple Word That Can Change Your Day

4 one-word prayers that can get your day off to a great start.

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A rich prayer life

4 Short and Simple Prayers to Make Your Life Better

The book May It Be So, offers prayers that are succinct, thoughtful and fulfilling.

Love between mother and daughter

How Big Things Put Little Things in Perspective

The love of a mother and a daughter gives the day its proper prayer focus.

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How to pray during a life change

How to Pray During a Time of Painful Change

Some thoughts on how to pray when your life is upended.

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Back to school prayers

4 Ways to Pray Your Kids to School This Year

Are your children ready for the challenges that will face them in a new class?

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How to question God

7 Ways to Question God When You Pray

We're used to asking for things when we pray. But how about posing a direct question? Here some Biblical figures who did just that.

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