Eastertide Psalm: Peace

O people, blessed are you who come in the name of the One who was and will be. In death, in life, in renewal the Promise says to the mourner: “Peace be with you even when the wounds seem to suggest peace is not possible.” O people, blessed are you who come...

Psalm 27

The High Holy One is my sunrise, my balm, and my defense; why should I quake before any other power? The Eternal Mystery is my hiding place; why would I cower before a known enemy? Let the world send liars to undermine my character; let the perverse and powerful erode...

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...

Arise and Come Away

From greed, from vanity, from despair, from doubt, come away, o my soul. Arise and come away. From apathy, from anger, from mistrust, from fear, come away, o my soul. Arise and come away. Breathe in love, breathe out peace. Notice life as it touches your skin. Arise...

Adoration

A thousand burnt offerings, O Wisdom, not given in shame or self-righteousness but in a flood of awe: You are beautiful. A thousand burnt offerings, O Wisdom, to bring incense to the table you set for those humble enough to drink there. A thousand burnt offerings, O...

Psalm 130

To you, O God, we hold out our hearts. Deal gently with them, we pray. Increase their love with your forgiveness; soften their bitterness with your peace. Until peace comes, we will wait and watch. To you, O God, we hold out our hungers. Have mercy on them, we pray....

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