Second Sunday of Lent

It may be Lent, the church’s annual exercise in melancholy,but today I pray to the Pentecost Spirit:FIRE ME UP!Fire me up and get me moving!Stir up my life, compel my heartto respond to your cries in the world!Blaze through the fog in my eyes and spiritso that I...

Lent 10

Praise the LORD!Whoosh!Praise the LORD!Swirl!Praise the LORD!Shush!Praise the LORD,o snow and gods of winter!Praise the LORD,o wind and flurry and blanket of silence!Praise the LORDwho commands the blizzard and squall!Praise the LORDwho holds authority over ice and...

Lent 9

Beloved Mary, holy Theotokos: I turn to you as to a sister, for words of encouragement and a woman’s perspective. Welcome me in to a moment of silence, a moment of peace, a moment of hush. Teach me your gifts for centering and stillness while the furious winds...

Lent 8

Holy Restlessness,I am haunted by traces of youthat leave me wanting more,yearning and excited for more—yet terribly anxious that this is it,that this trace is everything—and oh! my Godthen I begin to grab tightlyto the few strands that I haveas my fear...

Lent 7

Breathe in:You are my God.Breathe out:And I am yours.HolyHolyHoly LordGod of all life, be my breath today.Glory of the morning, be the spark for this small candle.Breathe in:You are my God.Breathe out:And I am yours.Kyrie eleisonChriste eleisonKyrie eleisonGod of...

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