Remember

Though our teeth are set on edge, O God, let us never forget your name. Though the night is long with wrestling, O God, let us never forget your blessing. Though the sun and moon strike us, O God, let us never forget your help. Though the litany of lies grows, O God,...

3 of 3: Rachel

If love favored her, life betrayed her. Hardly a fair trade and if she had been given a choice who’s to say she wouldn’t have preferred life? What do we remember: we remember her weeping, not her loving, not her living; we remember the wail of her death....

2 of 3: Leah

Do not look in her eyes where dreams have died. Instead by her hips be gladly distracted; watch her hands — busy tending life. Where dreams have died, instead she has planted dogged resolve. Watch her hands — busy tending life in love’s...

1 of 3: Jacob

The kingdom of heaven is like a man whose hip is thrown out of joint so that he has to stop running. It’s hard to say when exactly Jacob began running. It seemed in his own mind that he had always been ducking & dodging, always evading anyone who got too...

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