Prayer | Janneke Jobsis Brown

30 Days of Light – Prayer for Japan

30 Days of Light – Prayer for Japan
Who prays for Japan? All of us, I hope. Here is a special prayer. Fred, my wonderful octogenarian friend who survived the World War II Japanese concentration camps (Jappenkampen) in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) sent this to me. He does not recall having a sense of faith while in the camps. He noticed that many lost their sense of faith in the camps, and some were able to hold on to a connection with God. Fred’s faith grew once he had many years of freedom and visited Canada (which turned into an unexpected immigration – long story). Fred now lives in California. I am fortunate to...
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30 Days of Light 4, This Nanosecond

30 Days of Light 4, This Nanosecond
One Nanosecond at a Time Serenity – a major tool for peace of mind is the Serenity Prayer the prayer I’m ALWAYS forgetting to say, when I most need it I guess that’s why so many of us keep the Serenity Prayer right in front of us, maybe when we need it, we’ll use it… One Nanosecond at a Time God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference. (source – uncertain)   Sometimes I need the Nanosecond version of the Serenity Prayer, oh yeah, that version is wayyyy shorter. My...
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