Thursday Prayer: the eyebrows of Jesus!

Your bright, compassionate eyes look kindly on all who ask You for grace and mercy, in love. Blessed be Your eyes, eyelids and wonderful eyebrows! May Your lovely, kind vision be praised forever. Amen. Birgitta of Sweden in Incandescence (Butcher, 2005) Dear Jesus, To be fair, I have never considered your eyebrows, nor your intestines. So… Read More

Saturday Prayer: Waiting for Love

Love came down to rescue me, love came down to set me free. Love, it’s a simple word isn’t? Just four letters, such a small word for such a big purpose. You are the incarnation of Love, sweet baby Jesus. You are God incarnate. God, who is the embodiment of love, and all things that… Read More

Saturday Prayer – This is my body.

This is my body, You said, speaking of something beautiful, sacred, whole. It’s a metaphor, meaning all the good gathered together. This is my body, I said, speaking of something un-pretty, disappointing, broken. It’s a reality, meaning all the parts and pieces which propel me unsteadily through the day. This is my body, creaky and worn. And yet,… Read More