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God, this prayer is only my selfie,object of so much humorand undeniable visible truthand not the picture photoshoppedor the portrait skillfully painted, carved. Just me, here now,this day, these anxieties, these loves. Thank you for receiving it,without carefully shaped intercessions,for so many who need grace,expressions of gratitude,that most of the time I feel,regret for the… Read More
Lead me to listen and not dictate, to nurture and not natter.
Curb my desire to fix, manage and control.
Come alongside of me, and help me be a blessing to others, today.
Please, Lord, I pray. Read More
Creation understands interdependence Embraces it, models it Reveals to us that in our connection we have our very being Creation is calling us back to life To accountability To communion To joy To healing To freedom I pray we humans get it … The Creator is conspiring on our behalf Revealing a living hope Filling… Read More
In the name of the God who knows me down to the depths of my heart, soul, mind and strength – amen. Read More
During these summer months, Holy One, may we take time to enjoy things Things like visitors whom we have not seen since pre-COVID Things like blue skies and green grass and birdsong and gentle summer rain Things like sharing meals together in restaurants on patios at beaches Things like Sunday worship and evening prayer and… Read More
bent but not broken wounded yet still breathing bravely refusing to silently disappear this is how I have been of late, God i am grateful. my gratitude does not wipe away my rage but does allow me to move, and, act, and show-up, in ways where rage doesn’t take over… it just glides off me… Read More
Reveal yourself to us, Holy Spirit. Bring us pause, invite us to ponder, draw us in. For we know that we do not see, We do not hear, we cannot understand The beauty of God’s reign And design for our lives Except when it is revealed through the Spirit. So if we are to imagine… Read More
Thank you, God for the tent that kept us dry last night that the cooler is still cold that the bear didn’t come for the way Lake Huron thunders for the warmth of fast food restaurants and the joy of hot coffee. Help us, I pray, to be open to your gifts, aware of the… Read More
God of every season, We are conscious of the lengthening days and slower schedules, of hotter temperatures and vacation plans. This summertime scheme reorients our minds and changes our pace, calling us into sacred spaces through a myriad of paths — picnic days and beachside seasons. So we pray O God for each unique moment… Read More