bench at Franciscan Centerdistancing…

it seems new for some

…for so many, it started long ago

and now it is forced

the universe is telling us something.

help us to hear, O God

what is to become of us?

who are we to be?

how are we to act?

tell us, again, dear One—

who is our neighbor?

help us to see each one

to love all

to bind our hearts

to free our minds for collective imagination

and to commit our lives to universal shalom

God help us, we pray

and we will do our part

Amen.


Rev. Dr. Marilyn Pagán-Banks (she/her/hers/ella) is a queer womanist freedom fighter gratefully (though not always gracefully) serving as executive director of A Just Harvest, Senior Pastor at San Lucas UCC, and adjunct professor at McCormick Theological Seminary. She is a joyful contributor in the upcoming book “Words of Her Mouth.

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