Posts by Donna Teti

Praying when Touched by Compassion

A strong sense of compassion can lead us to pray for strangers or those we don’t know well.  Author Donna Teti explains what prompted her to write this poem: “It is a poem I wrote after hearing of  the sudden death of a young man in our hometown.  I did not know him personally but grieved…

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Having Coffee with Jesus

It’s common to have trouble praying while grieving.  Author Donna Teti shares a remarkable prayer idea to help feel God’s presence during grief in this stunning poem that tells how she “has coffee with Jesus.”  Donna was inspired by a vivid image of Christ’s presence with her during the morning “coffee time” that she often…

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