Faithful

Is it true, God, that you are faithful even when life is a gauntlet of troubles and each day seems longer than the next? Is it true that your inheritance is plentiful even though we squander and fight and steal in jealous fear that we must secure ours? Is it true, O...

Lo! (Scenes from a Coffee Shop)

Lo! Look: the sun bathes the parking lot in red, easing us into the night with its best colors. Lo! Look: a father laughs with his toddler while a nurse caffeinates for the night shift. Lo! Look: a lover on the phone discreetly wipes a tear trying to keep her world in...

Lent 15

My God and my delight, my rock and my blessing: you who can grow a daffodil where a thorn has been planted, you who can dance with new life after death has decreed its sentence: help my spirit watch eagerly for your love though my mind expects your absence; tune my...
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...

Grace

Smile at me today, O LORD, and I will dance forever. Touch me gently like a mother brushing her child’s feverish forehead, and I will leap from my sickbed to serve you. Guide my feet over this treacherous way, and I will follow you beyond the horizon. Say that I...

Ice Cream

Ironic it seems to me that the best times for stillness are dawn and dusk: the cusp times the briefest moments a blooming or a fading that catches your breath and holds it in grace And I like to think that I would be a better person if I could live always in that...

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