I Shall Not Want

By your name and your power, O Christ, our lives are renewed for the living of these days, for the loving of all peoples, for the leaping gladness of praise. By your name and your power, O Christ, our hearts are saved for the laboring of mercy, for the welcoming of...

Shadows

At night, the shadows are the stillness and I am panicked as I pray: Lord, be with me. In the day, the shadows are the desolation and I am resigned as I pray: Lord, be with me. In the news, the shadows are the flood of despair and I am broken apart by pain as I pray:...

Red Flagging “Easy” Theology

Oh my, but the Revised Common Lectionary readings for this coming Sunday resonate with me like fingernails down a chalkboard! Today’s Monday Muse for your worship preparation is less encouragement and more caution: beware the pitfalls of easy ecclesiology, of...

Full

Usually I ask you to fill me up, to pour over me, to satisfy my thirst and saturate my spirit, to infiltrate and permeate my life, to top off my cup and run over. But these days I’m already full. Way too full. Maxed out, loaded, gorged even, topped off with so...

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