Wednesday Prayer

For those of us who mourn deeply and sometimes in secret this season, grant comfort For those of us whose history gets forgotten with holiday cheer, grant justice For those of us who are alone and have been banished from community and table, grant love We need you, O God. For those of us who… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

Creation is raging Children are raging Rightfully so! What will be left when things settle? Rainbows and sunshine? Bareness and despair? A clean slate? New possibilities? Nothing? God help us to hear what creation is saying to us in these times Grant us hearts to hear the urgency in the voices of our children And… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Tenacious God, You’ve said “be strong and courageous.”  And here we are with quivering hearts, apprehensive about what needs to happen. Do we really need to use our shaking voices? Will they listen to us or throw us aside? Will my one voice matter? I know what my task is.  I know how you are… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God who fills our arteries with bravery… Open our hearts to the words Which have made people of faith reach upward with their souls: Be strong and courageous! Joshua heard these words As many of us embrace these words here and now. Today, we’ve been strong and courageous- From spending our energies voting To confronting… Read More

Friday Prayer:

During my husband’s first deployment to Iraq, I felt so swamped by grief and fear that I would sometimes have to pull over to pray. I sought help for not making an idol of being terrified- giving it my attention, my energy, my time. I frequently sang over and over, “On Christ the Solid Rock… Read More