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...

Mustard Seeds

the lily’s bloom the grazing doe the secret smile For each seed of tenderness we are grateful; for each planting of joy we give you thanks. the hazy dawn the rolling thunder the friendly silence For each seed of wonder we sing gratitude; for each planting of...

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...

Heart and Soul

Here is my heart, O Holy Life: ancient with the dust of stars, new as the day I was born. What use can it possibly have if it beats only for itself? Here is my soul, O Mystery: reluctantly tethered to flesh, marked with scars and calluses. Who else can recognize it...

Upstream

To make my way to the Source, I pray, and to understand how it carves through the rock and reshapes the earth along its holy path; I pray to meet the One who loves the path — its movement more than its destination — and to learn the patience of unknown...

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...

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