Love

What we have confined, O Love, you have exploded. What we have defined, O Love, you have confounded. What we have constrained, O Love, you have released. What we have diminished, O Love, you have overflowed. What we have cast in stone, O Love, you have made to dance....

Song of the Prophet Mary

Let this breath be an insight into your glory and this flesh be alive with your joy — for who else is so powerful yet so merciful as to be revealed through me for the sake of blessing? It is the same One whose name is told through generations and whispered in...

Cry Out!

How long, O Peace, will we hold one another hostage?How long will we demand endless penalty for every debt? “Make straight and wide a path in the wilderness so that all might travel safely in God’s presence,”said the prophet — but no, we...

Rock Bottom

O God, the nations have defiled your holy temple; they have laid Jerusalem in ruins. They have given the bodies of your servants to the birds of the air for food. – Psalm 79:1-2 (NRSV) The bleakness of early Advent – these first few days when the lectionary...

Are We There Yet?

Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and said, “Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far?” – 2 Samuel 7:18 (NRSV) The #BlackLivesMatter movement is more than six years old. The #MeToo movement is more than...

Love

How is it that my Lord can love me from the depths of hell to the heights of heaven? How has it come to pass that I am the beloved of the Sovereign of angels, the Commander of the dawn?  Yet there is the sun — a sign in the east — greeting me across the...

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