Emmaus

This day, too, is a resurrection, therefore we praise the Most Holy Miracle. This breath, and this one, is a promise fulfilled. Praise and thanks to Life Eternal. These tears are a baptism that make holy our dusty humanity; And this crusty loaf of bread, broken and...

Toast

Cheers to the causes that bring us together as unlikely allies — and blessings on the bread that keeps us seated around the same table. Cheers to the wounds that humble us all to ashes — and blessings on the deep cup that revives us to show up for another...

Rejoice With Me (Lent 16)

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...

Communion

Come, sister: sit with me to watch the wonder of God dazzling within us like sparklers against the night sky. Come, brother: tend the fire with me into the wee hours as we spin tales of God’s mystery and chide one another to courage. Come, friend: the wait will...

Lent 36

Come, friend: the world is hard enough. Let’s not argue over access to God or qualifications for loving one another. We’re walking in the same direction (and goodness knows I have much to learn), so if you will keep me honest then I’ll watch your...
Breaking Bread

Breaking Bread

Bless this bread, bless this gather, may we live for you each hour. Send us out with bread not stone, so that no one eats alone. In a world full of fear keep us always drawing near to your body in each place where we might again learn grace. Bless this bread, bless...

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