Thursday Prayer: a prayer of showing up, together

Dear God.I have written prayersfor others to praywith carefully crafted wordsand evocative imagery. I have written prayersabout having no words,the prayers of feet pacing hallways,the prayers of our tears. I have outlined a box in my journalempty of words or images.A space marking a prayer. I have danced my prayersknitted my prayersdrawn my prayers. And… Read More

Monday Prayer

Thank you, God, for the way my cat stretches out long beside me on the bed, showing me his perfect white soft tummy—but won’t let me touch it. Sometimes it’s like that between you and me. I feel safe, accepted, and resting alongside you. I luxuriate in the certainty of your love, and stretch out… Read More

Saturday Prayer: Covered

Holy One,You cover us with your love,Your grace,Your kindness,Your abundant patience.We need only look upAnd seeAnd hearAnd tasteYour goodness.Our thoughts are scattered,Distracted,Blown and tossed by winds of our whimsy and unruliness.You know us so well…And yet,We are coveredWith your love. Thank you.Blessed be.Amen. Rev. Deborah Vaughn, BCC is a chaplain endorsed by the Alliance of… Read More