Wednesday Prayer

Today I am singing and rejoicing because— We are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses We are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses We are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses Thank you, God! Now, please God, compel us to lean into this promise with hope and trust Compel… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: New Beginnings, Joy–and Tears (Ezra 1:1-4; 3:1-4, 10-13)

Welcome to the 3rd Sunday of Advent! Hopefully that is a cause for great JOY to all of you! {and hopefully very little panic that 14 days from today will be Christmas Eve.} This week the Narrative Lectionary leads us to Ezra and a new beginning (Ezra 1:1-4; 3:1-4, 10-13). Last week the people in… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

Cloudy, sunny Bright, gloomy Cold, warm Busy, light No matter the day we wake up to – it is the day that you have made, Creator God And for this will we rejoice! Amen.     Rev. Dr. Marilyn Pagán-Banks (she/her/hers/ella) is a queer womanist freedom fighter, minister, spiritual entrepreneur, teacher, and life-long learner committed… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

Praying, praying, praying… for peace for joy for healing for justice for love for ALL Trusting, trusting, trusting… that you hear us, Dear God and that you know what we need RIGHT NOW Amen and thank you in advance Rev. Dr. Marilyn Pagán-Banks (she/her/hers/ella) is a queer womanist freedom fighter, minister, spiritual entrepreneur, teacher, and… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

God, grant me the passion to rise up against evil the will to live each day in joyful resistance and the compassion to see You— ♥in the face of every immigrant ♥in every Black body ♥in each Trans sibling —Even when no one else understands even when it makes others uncomfortable especially when doubt and… Read More