Monday Prayer + Can I Ask You Something?

From the bathtub, an eight-year-old voice can be heard. “Mom?”“Mom!”“Mommy!”“PASTOR HEIDI!”“Yes, what is it?”“Can you hear me?”“Yes, what do you need?”“Can I ask you a favor?”“Yes, what is it that you want?”“Can you get me a towel?” It’s been twenty years, but I still remember the effort it took for my daughter to get my… Read More

Saturday Prayer, November 27th – Preparing

Holy One, for weeks nowthe stores have been hawkingChristmas thingsand the television has been advertisingholiday specialsand persuading children thatthey really really really wantthis, that, or the other People have been bakingand houses are filled withtantalizing smellsWe are buying extra foodto accommodate the appetiteswhich seem to be biggerat the time of the year The argument continuesabout… Read More