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...

Cedar Logs

Another sign, O Spirit, please — another sign. You have poured the oil for a healing sign, and it is good. You have struck up music for a joyous sign, and it is good. You have gathered warriors for an encouraging sign, and it is good. I have felt the soft oil,...

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...

Reminder

Breathe in: the loveliness of God. Breathe out: to articulate God’s grace. Breathe in: the spirit of God. Breathe out: with purpose as God’s image. Breathe in: the wild creativity of God. Breathe out: to embody your God-given gifts. Breathe in: the delight...

Unpacking

I relocate hope Take it back from finite places and finite people where I imagined it belonged Wash off the crud and cynicism it’s gathered Place it in that Holy Fire where it can be an¬†incense warming and emanating a sweet perfume I unpack faith from the boxes...

Trinity Sunday Praise

Father, Son, Ghost: All praise to you for mercy & love! Mother, Healer, Sage: All praise to you for creation & strength! Rock, Wellspring, Witness: all praise to you for grounding & belonging! Depth,  Breadth, Glory: all praise to you for joy &...

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