Wednesday Prayer

As we begin to settle in for the night We give thanks for this day smiles along the way, steps towards justice on the journey We ask for forgiveness for love withheld or moments of othering allowing fear to lead and insecurities to distract As we surrender for the night We pray for those without… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

Dear God, Not even a contentious US election can keep the sun from rising anew As we await results, please– Cause peace to rise up in our spirits and kindness in our conversations Continue to draw out determination and hope for the shift this nation needs Compel decision makers to ensure all votes are counted… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Source of Love

It’s the infamous LOVE text! Read it (maybe for the umpteenth time) here. It is not unfamiliar. This text is often used in wedding and union ceremonies; sometimes ordinations and installations, too. In the Working Preacher Commentary,¬†you can find a historical and contextual glimpse into what might have prompted the Apostle Paul to write these… Read More

Thursday prayer: clothe yourself with kindness

Clothe yourselves with …kindness… Colossians 3 May I dress this day in kindness: the kindness of attentive presence, the kindness of truthful speech, the kindness of wholehearted listening; May I dress this day in kindness: the kindness of a thoughtful gesture, the kindness of a small favour, the kindness of responsive action; May I dress… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

Ever present God, Open our hearts to find beauty even in the simplest of times. Open our minds to discover magic in the midst of routine. Open our hands in acts of kindness and tenderness. Open our day to include laughter, rest and sips that bring comfort. Thank You for breaking through the heavens to… Read More