Stars

I was thinking that if I lean back into your arms then I might have the best view of the stars in all their brilliance and glory. By the light of their gaze I might find peace illuminated… might and maybe and if. But I don’t easily lean or rest, so I miss...

Preaching Epiphany

So Christmastide has ended, the Star has been followed, and Lent is bearing down on us in one month. The richness of the season of Epiphany (from the Twelfth Day of Christmas through Transfiguration Sunday) — also the first days of Ordinary Time in the new...

Sunday Prayer

We dream. Most Holy Mystery, we dream of a new day, of a new chance, of a new direction in which you are glorious and we are bold; a new season in which you are not an enigma and we are finally free from pain or fear; a brand new year in which the gift of ease is...

As Epiphany Ends

Before the light of Epiphany fades, before we don the ashes of Lent, O Jesus we pray: light a light for us. Light a light for us that is brighter than our vanities and fabricated pleasures. Light a light that is stronger than our fears and our faith. Light a light for...

Sunday Prayer (Epiphany)

It’s only the second week after Christmas, only a few days into the new year, and we are tired already, God. The arrival of the magi and even the mystery of the Word Made Flesh are not quite enough to shake us loose from daily stresses and the spiritual duldrums...

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