Saturday Prayer – Christmas Eve Eve

  Hey God, Somewhere I heard that everything is a prayer. If that is true, can this list be my prayer today? Grocery store run. Check. Put tree up. Check. Shovel walk. Check. Hospital visits. Check. Walk dogs. Check. Sermons one, two, three. More or less check. Wrap presents. About half check. Prepare the complicated… Read More

Thursday prayer: praying, trusting, hoping.

Dear God Today we are praying, praying with our hands: counting carol candles typing to-do lists putting crayons in containers sharing communion in hospitals and homes. Today we are praying, praying with our bodies: walking the dog packing food parcels dealing with laundry locating the Christmas star. Today we are praying, praying with our voices:… Read More

Saturday Prayer: Need a Little Christmas

It’s decoration day, O God. The day I pull out the red and green boxes of decorations passed down from generations. I unwrap each one with care, I admire it, and place it somewhere safe in my house. I hang twinkle lights that remind me of light in the darkness (or so I tell myself)… Read More