Revised Common Lectionary: Reparations

What needs to be repaired in the world? What restoration is longed for by the injured and heartbroken? Here is your God, coming with vengeance to demand reparations and to save you. (Isaiah 35:4) What healing is needed in your community? What aches and pains await resolve in your own life? The Mighty One scatters… Read More

Revised Common Lectionary: Saints and Sinners

For all the saintswho from their labors rest……and we, somewhere in the space between mourning and jealousy, continue to labor in a world that assumes little opportunity for rest. The law is slack and judgment is perverted (Habakkuk 1:4), our bodies groan day & night and our strength is dried up (Psalm 32:3-4), faithful discipleship… Read More

Sunday Prayer: Generations

Blessed are those who pray in the mountains,where the signs of heaven are clear, wherethe echoes of creation’s praise roll like thunder.Blessed are those who pray in the dark of night,when the promise of the sun is distant, whenthe LORD whispers secrets to the despairing.Blessed are those who pray in the cities,where the revelation is… Read More