First Sunday of Advent

Come, Lord Jesus. You who are the flesh of the Most High God, you whose name sets the mountains trembling, you before whom the heavenly host sing, come. You are desperately needed. Come, Lord Jesus. Show us what we cannot imagine: the full truth of our violence...

Thanks But

in her eyes surely You saw too the love and grief commingled the tears mourning the past the weary smile loving the┬ápresent it’s bittersweet this bit about giving thanks although we have long lists of blessings equally long are our lists of grievances not...

Moment of Silence

For a moment, let there be no more stories no more prayers no more marches no more speeches Hold a flame for comfort if you must, but for a moment let us stand and face it: death has been given the last word

Why Pause?

“Think before you speak.” Such a┬ásimple admonition to be mindful with our words is easier said than done — not merely because we are hasty or lack an attentive spirit, but because we’re not accustomed to thinking about our words at all....

Sunday Prayer: Reign of Christ

Most holy God, beautiful and reigning Christ, ever-pursuing Shepherd, You have claimed us — we are yours; before you we have no other gods. Set your fire on our tongues and your righteousness in our hearts so that we might give you the honor and praise you...

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