Wednesday Prayer

Lonnie Norman, a mayor from Tennessee, United States.  Dr. Durdana Rizvi, a physician from Pakistan. Antonio Bolívar, an actor from Columbia.  Bernard and Evelyn Seckler, a couple from the United States, who died just a few days apart.  Israel Tollentino, a firefighter from New Jersey, United States. ‘Nanī’ Nabi, a grandmother from Kashmir Rocio Choque,… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God of Creation, As the fires mar the landscape of California, may your children discover ways to extinguish this great inferno quickly. Keep our siblings in harm’s way safe. Create avenues of escape for all your living beings. May the winds die down, the rains fall, the heat lessen. Oh how we forget that we… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Muddy Revelations (Genesis 2:4b-7, 15-17, 3:1-8)

When the woman opened her closet door, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  Definitely not what I saw on the full shelves.  Serving as a hospice chaplain, I was always interested in what people did to prepare for the death they knew was coming.  Family visits, long-delayed trips, going to the beach and sitting outside… Read More