Psalm 90

Let it be a dream this pain, this disappointment a fleeting memory in the growing light of dawn Let it be a weed that is turned over, turned under to make room for all that is good and growing Let it be set afire so that after the burning cools wisdom remains and...

Psalm of Job

From dawn to dusk, from dusk to dawn, O God guide our breaths, our lives, our loves. We are fragile and frail, O Eternal Glory. We are so full of pride that we downplay our faults, and so full of faults that we downplay our possibilities. What is the sky to a speck of...

Giants & Storms & Fears, Oh My!

There is Goliath, o my God, and there and there! Do not let my heart fail before these giants in trust that even giants are limited. The wind is rising, o my God, and the waves are crashing! Do not let my peace be broken or my faith swept away, secure in knowing I too...

Chasing Donkeys

Now the day before Saul came [to the town], the Lord had revealed to Samuel: “Tomorrow about this time I will send to you a man from the land of Benjamin, and you shall anoint him to be ruler over my people Israel.” – 1 Samuel 9:15-16 (NRSV) Saul comes to...

Shepherded

We want, O Shepherd — how much we want! To be esteemed, to be secure, to be carefree, and we hoard to fill our insatiable egos. Feed us with the unlimited harvest of love, in all and through all and for all. We are tired, O Shepherd. Let us lie down, guard us as...

A New Heart

The earth trembles my heart to the point of crumbling and I pray, O LORD, that You multiply the pieces.

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