Monday Prayer, December 20, 2021

“Joyful and triumphant?” God, we lit the fourth Advent candle yesterday, we sang Christmas carols, we watched as the children acted out the story of the nativity, but, if I’m honest, although the tree is decorated now, Christmas cheer has not reached me yet. God, we cancelled Christmas services this week because we want to… Read More

Friday Prayer: Change in Plans

Holy One, When I dream of the perfect Christmas holiday but my life isn’t a TV movie, let me accept reality with humor and grace. Remind me when I over-plan and under-prepare that my work isn’t about perfection. And when my memories of Christmases past are changed because of pandemic realities, point me back to… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

Mighty God, we understand Advent…but Christmas? Can we turn from Advent to Christmas, when the time comes?  Is there still joy, with millions dead around the world?  Do we deserve peace, with fire weaponized again against Black people?  How can we hope, with millions hungry?  Advent matches our longing for your presence…a big helping this… Read More