Sunday Prayer: Mustard Seeds

the lily’s bloomthe grazing doethe secret smile For each seed of tenderness we are grateful;for each planting of joy we give you thanks. the hazy dawnthe rolling thunderthe friendly silence For each seed of wonder we sing gratitude;for each planting of patience we give praise. the quiet streamthe held handthe deep breath For each seed… Read More

Monday Prayer

*In my country, Canada, we have been bleeding truth. Using radar, 215 bodies of buried Indigenous children were located on the grounds of a former residential school, and we know there must be more. Every country has a turn at bleeding truth, though, doesn’t it? So this prayer is ours. Spirit, sometimes I can’t find… Read More

Friday prayer: we need each other

I rememberwhen you brushed my hair into lopsided pigtailswhen you let me “work” at your office to earn quarterswhen you came to every basketball game to watch me take statswhen you took me on spring break parent-child adventureswhen you sent me goofy pictures and motivational quotes, knowing I was homesick at collegewhen you played with… Read More