One of Another

Blessed are you, one of another, and most blessed is the other with whom you are one. Blessed is the rock and holy is the river, and beautiful are the shapes & spaces they cannot make without the other. Blessed is the breath and holy is the heart, and precious are...

Are We There Yet?

Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and said, “Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far?” – 2 Samuel 7:18 (NRSV) The #BlackLivesMatter movement is more than six years old. The #MeToo movement is more than...

Hope

O Holy Mystery, the day is near and we have gathered to await your coming. Find us here in our waiting. Kindle the hope within us. O Holy Mountain, the way is steep but we are gladly coming with plowshares and pruning hooks. Meet us along the journey. Kindle the hope...

Hannah’s Song

Though my soul is dry, the stream is swollen with rain because God’s goodness has not failed. Though the bread crumbs are stale, the doe and her fawn graze without worry because God’s goodness has not failed. Though death looms with certainty, the sun...

Commandment

I am the LORD your God. Through grief and despair, no matter violence or devastation: I am the LORD your God. Across the glorious heavens, in the silent echoing of stars: I am the LORD your God. Though the vineyard yields no fruit, though rocks torment the...

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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