Tuesday Prayer – Solstice

God of the summer evenings and winter mornings- As the solstice fills our skies with more moonglow or more sunlight,May we remember the beauty of this day. May the light from your celestial bodies remind us of the light within our souls.May the rapidly-flowing year remind us of the scarcity of time. May this new… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Sweet Spirit of Hopefulness, Too many stories of heartache fill our newsfeeds. Too many comments of negativity fill our airwaves and irritate our eardrums. Between the public world and our private lives, sorrow and anxieties rage. Where is your tranquility, Spirit of God? As the currents of life overtake us, may your winds encircle us… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Holy Peace- As chaos churns in our world, our souls weigh heavy by tragedies in the news. As hate rages within our neighbors, we find it harder to permeate cold hearts with love. But you, God, find ways to reach into our spirits, bringing light and love, transforming this world into your realm. Heal our… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Holy Comforter- Anxiety has been raging in our spirits. Injustice after injustice and times of chaos and worry wear on our souls. We seek a respite for the overwhelming anxiety within us. And as we take a breath, inhaling your Spirit, we find the oasis in our concern. Our shoulders release. Our selves sink into… Read More

Wednesday Prayer – Exhaustion

Holy Spirit, Holy Energy, As the week lengthens and our stamina wanes,we seek the extra strength that will sustain our souls.From bulletins to PowerPoints, we are glued to computersas we perfect the tools of our worship. But you are not calling us to perfection.You afforded us human energy and minds,Not super-computers or brains of perfection.… Read More

Tuesday Prayer – Inhaling Peace

Spirit of Sabbath- I start a new season with deep breath of peace. In my exhale, I’m releasing the complicated air of tension. Each inhale inflates my lungs with hope, and every exhale releases the pressures of this day. Gratitude fills my lungs with joy. Worry leaves my inner being as air rushes from my… Read More

Tuesday Prayer – A Balm of Peace

Spirit of Healing- As stress can elevate our emotions, our bodies take the brunt of life’s intense moments. Our stomachs ache. Our heads throb. Our hearts race. And as we say to ourselves “deep breaths” to calm whatever stress plagues us, our minds can’t get out of the way. Thoughts swirl causing all the physiological… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Divine Source of Peace- When worries plague my mind, my thoughts race like a car on a speedway. Tomorrow’s concerns rattle in my head, and the present moment seems farther away than future fears. Sleep is either extremely plentiful or scarce. I’m jittery until I can find out how my problems will be solved… and… Read More