Thursday Prayer: For All The Saints

God. It wasn’t just her laugh. Yes, so much, it was her laugh. That. Big. Massive. Explosive. Wonderful. Laugh. But it was also her love. And her relentless hope. And wisdom disguised in silly outfits, strength wrapped in funky jewelry, steadfast service dipped in one-line jokes. It was the way she loved children. It was… Read More

Thursday Prayer

For every hurting body, For every weary heart, For every broken spirit, For every story re-visited. For every violation. Every pain. Every humiliation. Every bruise. Every scar. Every. Single. Tear. Every terrible thing every victim told themselves. Every terrible thing someone else told them. Every secret. Every truth. Every hidden horror. Every public trauma. Holy… Read More

Thursday Prayer

Jesus, Yesterday I sat with some pals. Some lady clergy pals. We spent a couple of hours not really talking about much. (Also, I think soccer was on.) But then, then the pain came. And the deep hurts in our lives and in the lives of the dear ones entrusted into our care. And it… Read More