By the Oaks of Mamre

Stay awhile, O Stranger, for the night has been long and cruel and our souls are not yet wrung dry from weeping. Stay awhile, O Stranger, for the fires are raging on cultic altars built to sacrifice precious fruit to ravenous gods. Stay awhile, O Stranger, for the day...

Bliss & Blues

Blessed are you, O GOD, O Eternal Mercy, and woe to us who cannot welcome mercy in our hearts and in generosity to others. Blessed be the strangers who bear grace. Blessed are you, O GOD, O Delightful Joy, and woe to us who cannot dance & whirl without the highs...

Day by Day

In the evening, to know. In the morning, to see. In the evening, to delight. In the morning, to glorify. In the evening, to be released. In the morning, to rejoin. on Exodus 16:6-7

All Will Be Well

The seeds of tears growing impossibly as a harvest of joy. You did this. The storms of disappointment yielding impossibly to the radiance of blessings. You did this. The long winter of fear thawing impossibly for a spring of solidarity. You did this. May all that...

Patience

I bless the earth for nurturing the daffodil in secret until the robins are ready to herald its cheery bloom. I bless the spring peepers for freezing solid in wintery woods to wait faithfully¬†until the early¬†spring thaw beckons love’s chorus. I bless the sun for...

Rejoice With Me

Dear neighbor, Dear sibling/stranger, Dear God-among-us, A silver coin of mine is a coin of yours, whether it is lost or found, whether it is one alone or one of ten. A sheep of mine in the fields belongs too to your flock, and a sibling of mine who is hungry may...

Pin It on Pinterest