Rich in joy

Lent 2013 Cover   Revelation 2:8-11

Question for reflection:
Another way of describing “joy” is “to feel in the center of God’s will.” The phrase “in the center of God’s will” makes me think of the “eye” of a storm. How might joy, or “feeling in the center of God’s will,” be like or dislike experiencing the eye of a storm?

Prayer for the day:
Plant in me a desire, Holy Spirit, for deep joy. May my journey towards joy have occasional moments of happiness, but prod me past the comfort of moments to the satisfaction of enduring purpose.

~ Becky Ullom Naugle, Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Congregational Life Ministries of the Church of the Brethren is offering these simple prayers and questions in connection to this year’s Lenten devotional, The Practice of Paying Attention, written by Dana Cassell, Minister of Youth Formation at the Manassas Church of the Brethren. (Available from Brethren Press in print and E-Book formats) Join us as we look and listen for the coming of the Word through the reading of scripture, Walt’s reflections, times of prayer, and conversations on this blog.



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