Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace2018-07-31T12:33:37-05:00

401, 2019

Starting the year with gratitude

A PERSONAL PRAYER Gift Giving God, I don’t understand why I do not always, always, always feel grateful. How do I grumble when you have blessed me so much? Why do I feel this sense of entitlement and resentment, when I have been given so much? So God, in order […]

2812, 2018

Expectancy

A PERSONAL PRAYER God of hope, I have all sorts of thoughts about a new year. There are things I hope to accomplish and things I hope to change. I know you call me to keep growing, to keep moving forward on my own journey of discipleship. I am reminded […]

2112, 2018

O Come Let Us Adore Him

A PERSONAL PRAYER God of love, I confess that it is hard to keep love for your Son at the center of my heart this season. Seems like I am even more distracted by deadlines and tasks to do than ever. And I confess that much of the […]

1412, 2018

The Holy Family

A PERSONAL PRAYER God, I love my family. I must admit, I am a little too proud of them – all of them. Oh, we are clearly not perfect, and you know that. You know our “stuff” and the tensions and challenges that show up. But you know, too, God, that we […]

712, 2018

A Gift-Giving God

A PERSONAL PRAYER Gracious, gift-giving God, There are some amazing people in this world, who reflect your love in tangible ways into my life. A neighbor comes by with tomatoes from his garden. A friend takes the time to write me a note of encouragement. A church member, […]

3011, 2018

Keep It Simple!

A PERSONAL PRAYER God of love, It is getting pretty crazy. Stuff to do at work. Planning for next year. Thinking about year end. Lots of worship services. Wanting it all to be just right. Stuff to do at home. Christmas gifts to think about. Parties coming up. Christmas cards to send. Thank […]