Inspired by Psalm 13 How long, O God Will I have to stay in this house. How long will this quarantine keep me from hugs of friends and the embrace of my mom. How long, O God will I have to worry about catching this disease and concern myself of how severe it will capture… Read More
Dear One, There’s a weight that I cannot shift… it sits in the middle of my chest… makes my breath catch, makes my thinking muddled, makes my movements slow. Dear One, There’s a weight that I cannot shift… It feels like I am the only one makes me feel alone makes me feel isolated makes… Read More
O Great Shepherd,
because of you, we lack nothing.
Even in these challenging times,
you provide for us
in unexpected ways, Read More
God, as so many of the ways we care turn to online and telephone, I feel “connected” to Paul, James, and Priscilla who wrote the letter to the Hebrews, beginning the church’s long tradition of remote worship and spiritual care. So I pray with the letter to Lydia’s church — Thank you, God, for my… Read More
distancing… it seems new for some …for so many, it started long ago and now it is forced the universe is telling us something. help us to hear, O God what is to become of us? who are we to be? how are we to act? tell us, again, dear One— who is our neighbor?… Read More
God of this moment and the next – The world is changing rapidly and our leaders are giving us new instructions daily. In our decision making, remind us that taking a deep breath and inhaling the Spirit’s peace will help us to focus on you and your intentions. As our minds get dizzy from the… Read More
take off your shoes and walk with me awhile… take off your shoes and walk Precious Holy, in these uncertain, frightened days we humbly walk the walk with you, with your people, with our people. Dearest Friend, in these unpredictable, anxious hours, we humbly walk with you, with your people, with our people. Life-giving Breath,… Read More
The road is long, Lord,
and we are weary.
We have journeyed to this place
from different locations
along different roads
for different reasons.
Yet here we are, ….
I was raised as a Roman Catholic, and, as such, prayed The Stations Of The Cross fairly regularly, but especially during Lent. In the Presbyterian Church in Canada, we don’t really follow them, partly because some of what is in them isn’t – strictly speaking – in Scripture. And you know what we are like… Read More
Oh, Lord, how do we see you and minister to you? When you do not hoard resources, but make sure the enough that exists is shared- you minister to me. When you spoke the truth about what is and remained calm about what could be- you minister to me. When you prepare food for those… Read More