Psalm 130

To you, O God, we hold out our hearts. Deal gently with them, we pray. Increase their love with your forgiveness; soften their bitterness with your peace. Until peace comes, we will wait and watch. To you, O God, we hold out our hungers. Have mercy on them, we pray....

O People, Hope!

O people, hope in the Holy One in whom there is steadfastness and with whom there is healing! Blessed be the One whose heart is attentive to pain with compassion and accountability. Blessed be the One from whom nothing is hidden, though we create our own shadows....

Where Are You?

Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” Our God is in the heavens; God does whatever God pleases. … The heavens are the Lord’s heavens, but the earth has been given to human beings. – Psalm 115:2-3 & 16 (NRSV) Parenting college students is an...

Remembering

Remembering, O Light, that your sign of mercy is my sign of trust, from horizon to horizon, sunrise to sunset, mountains to seas. Taking a deep breath in, letting trust reach down to my toes. Remembering, O Life, that your time of patience is my time of wilderness...

Ashes

Breath by breath, grief by grief, joy by joy, pain by heart-rending pain these fragile ashes turn and return and resign to the Holy, to the Trembling, to the Deep Mystery, to the Heritage of Relentless Love without which these same ashes could only sift and settle...

Tremors

Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea. There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God. God is in the midst of the city; it shall not be moved. – Psalm 46:2-5 excerpts (NRSV) My...

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