Not too long ago, I was sitting with someone in prayer and he was feeling deeply hurt. He had gone through a conflict with his wife and he was left…
When I was a child, I used to close my left eye to see what the world looked like from my right side. Then I would close my right eye to see what it…
Recently, I heard someone say, “I’m going to pieces.” We all know what he meant by this. He felt a sort of inner life chaos that came from difficult…
What do you do with intentionality during Lent? Lent is a season set apart for reflection, fasting, and repentance. During these 40+ days of intentional…
Recently, I prayed with someone who expressed resentment towards her boss. As we prayed, she was trying to figure out how to respond to something her…
At one point last year as I transitioned out of my role leading a church and into this new role doing spiritual direction and soul care, I became aware…
This past Christmas, I watched with sadness as my children opened some of their gifts and responded not with gleeful joy but rather a degree of…
Throughout this Advent, I’ve been meditating on this verse, which is the opening invocation from my prayer book: A voice cries: “In the wilderness…
My daughter started decorating our house for Christmas this week. We’ve been listening to Christmas music in the car since before Halloween, so my mind…
Today is my second day officially working after taking a six month sabbatical, and I’d like to share my primary takeaways with you. When I first felt…
After spending the last twelve years leading a great church, New City Covenant Church, and preaching almost every week, I’m now moving on to the next…
Welcome to the Begin With Prayer newsletter by me, John March. This is an easy way to stay connected to me, read what I write, and learn about events I…