Friday Prayer: Change in Plans

Holy One, When I dream of the perfect Christmas holiday but my life isn’t a TV movie, let me accept reality with humor and grace. Remind me when I over-plan and under-prepare that my work isn’t about perfection. And when my memories of Christmases past are changed because of pandemic realities, point me back to… Read More

Saturday Prayer: The Beauty of Weeds

Creator of all,I thank you for the beauty of your Creation:The mosquitos in my yard,The poison ivy along the fence,The sunlight shining on the weeds in my garden,Yes, even the weeds.Thank you for providing for meIn this green spaceA reminder of your abundant loveThat nurtures the wheat and sifts out the chaff,That teaches me to… Read More

Saturday Prayer: Broken Places

Oh Gd,How broken our world is,How scattered your children,How ignored and abused your Creation… And we say nothing.We do nothing. (Or we make excuses…) Holy One,Creator and Redeemer and Renewer,Bring healing!Bring change!Bring hope!But most of all,Begin with me. Re-form my broken places,Re-fill my empty heart.We are all thirsty for your love,Longing for your grace,And need… Read More