Sunday Prayer: Wormwood and Gall

God of our ancestors,the song we inheritedhas been starved in this famine of injustice;our tongues have driedfrom crying in this desert of hopelessness.Increase our faith!God of all creation,the grass will witherand we along with it, no matter our fretting;our breath will endlong before the mountain melts into the sea.Increase our faith!God of daily mercies,mustard seeds… Read More

Revised Common Lectionary: Masters & Mustard Seeds

Luke 17:5-10 I love how I block things. For example I had no idea that the beloved Mustard Seed text was juxtaposed so handily with a troubling text about slavery and masters. I’m sure the issue is my whiteness in a white context. In the United States, at least, we are too often tempted to… Read More