In the Spirit of Thomas

In the Spirit of Thomas

We do not see! We do not understand! We do not know which signs are true! Peace be with you. We cannot believe! We cannot find our grounding! We cannot discern the path forward! Peace be with you. Information is lacking! Too many liars claim expertise! Conspiracy...
In the Spirit of Thomas

Peace

In the fear of the LORD, we pray for a root — merely a root, buried deep — that we might hope for the blooming of peace. In the wonder of the LORD, we pray for a child — for every child among us — to tame the lions and asps within us to be at...

Praying for Presidents

On Christmas morning, as my two teenagers began to open a shared present, I told them that the gift needed several caveats. “First,” I said, “remember that we believe in the work of peace more than the work of war.” “Second, world domination is a terrible business;...

Remember

Humility. Remember the dusty Holiness of humanity that has no need to accumulate treasures. Peace. Remember the simplicity of Peace that welcomes grace and returns the same tenfold. Sorrow. Remember the certainty of the Wilderness and patiently walk with someone...

Peace

“Peace! Peace” I pray repeatedly, “Peace!” but there is no peace that is not Yours; there is no joy I can claim that’s not Your joy; there is not a victory to be had that isn’t Your triumph; there is no grace I can find absent Your...

Not Isaiah 11

Dear Jesus, the wolf has no interest in resting quietly alongside the lamb — only raping her. The leopard is restless to devour the kid for the sake of a profit. Who will reprimand the lion’s violent ways, who will declaw its instincts and teach it to...

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