Tuesday Prayer

Divine Mirror- Reflect back to me the person you want me to see. Reflect back to me my true image- not the one I’m imagining in my head. Encourage me to hold up your true mirror to your children I meet along the way. May they see a portrait of authenticity staring back at them.… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Spirit of Calm and Chaos… In these moments before our Lenten pilgrimage begins, we take a look at our dusty world- Where active shooter trainings are reality, Where middle-age icons die of strokes, Where our youth can’t see themselves in the ways you see them, and our powers-that-be can’t see the image of God in… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: We Need to Talk About Menstruation. Period.

Last night, I finally watched the Oscar-winning documentary (short subject) Period.  End of Sentence.  The film details the many women across our world who have missed opportunities for education and employment due to the lack of menstrual hygiene products.  Furthermore, women would use items like dirty rags, ashes, and leaves in order to avoid bleeding through… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Divine Winds of Peace- In this season of frigid gusts and sunless skies, our well-being is wafted away. We hold on to what we can for our own spiritual and emotional preservation. But some are barely surviving physically. From the lack of housing to the absence of heat and power, they wonder if survival is… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God who abides with us on this side of the clouds… There’s nothing as ordinary as a gray Tuesday in January. But I will take the plain. I will take the bland. Too many days are filled with pain- News of hatred Speeches and videos and walls which divide us from one another Health declining… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Divine Illustrator- You painted the scenery and called it good- And yet, we abhor it. The night soulless sky void of life and light smothers us As we await for the flickers of dawn to appear. The morning’s arrival greets us with a forlorn gaze And a stupor brought on by the cloud’s authoritarian tenure.… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God of all spaces, all boundaries, all borders: We look upon the lands that are yours. Many of our ancestors inappropriately deemed the territories theirs, forgetting that you built this world yourself and purposefully neglecting that others lived on the land. They’ve captured creation, hoarded it for their own self-interest, and excluded or oppressed many… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God of All Grace, All Hope, All Love- As we enter this sparkling new year, may we shed the coats of regret left upon our souls from last year. May the lessons remain in our minds while the shame is left in the past. As a crisp, fresh year sits in front of us, we… Read More

Friday Festival

As Advent approaches, so do our focuses on certain themes for this liturgical season – specifically waiting for the birth of Christ to bring us a new light into our lives. Yet we rarely see waiting as a gift. As she participated in jury duty, Michelle at Quantum Theology states this: “There was a lot… Read More