A Blessing for Those with Stress-Induced Lethargy In the muscle-tensed, frenetic exhaustion of your blank stare, May you know that you are not alone. In the numb doom-scrolling hours, May your senses be drawn to peace and joy. In the overwhelm of grief and frustration, May you be anchored in the truth of eternal love.… Read More
Dear God in Heaven,
We are so divided.
There are those who feel strongly … Read More
Boundless God, On these days when my energy is low And rest seems to be my closest ally, Surround me with your energy. May I find my second wind Before the pit of exhaustion swallows me And I cannot reemerge from its trap before nightfall. As I breathe in your reinvigorating air And feel the… Read More
For those who wake weary this morning, exhausted before the day even begins, we bring our prayers: For new parents, surviving on snatches of sleep… For those living with chronic illness and pain, for whom sleep is not refreshing… For those whose jobs burden their bodies… For those whose circumstances overwhelm them, for whom a… Read More
Are you on overload? I’m on overload. Just in the past week alone, listening to two men threaten one another with nuclear weapons and watching the white nationalist/supremacist/Nazi rallies in Charlottesville has given us more than our souls have bargained for. There’s too much hate happening in our world, and we see it firsthand in… Read More
God of the tortoise and the hare, I’m slow moving today. As I’m at work each night until 9pm I can’t sleep as soon as I arrive home. Mornings arrive too fast, And I am still zombie-like at 10am. May the coffee I’ve imbibed kick in soon. May my first or second or third wind… Read More