Monday Prayer: Through the Valleys

Another Monday has come, O Lord, and we are unprepared for another week. We’re still feeling the echoes of yesterday’s worship words and feeling the exhaustion of navigating Zoom, or prerecording, or negotiating in person in these lingering days of pandemic. The sighs are deep, our bodies are tired. And, yet, you call us into… Read More

Thursday Prayer: blessed are reconnections

Blessed are the reconnections: the sharing of a conversation in the garden, the carefully-spaced worshippers all in a room together, the fully-vaccinated family members who can finally hug. Blessed are the reconnections: the “how are you doing?” text, the “thinking of you” note in the mail, the “I miss you” phone call. Blessed are the… Read More

Saturday Prayer: Scattered and broken

Oh Holy One, We are broken and scattered. Our hearts are crushed. We see the debris of lives before us, tossed about with indifference and violence. We see the carnage of prejudice and bigotry. We are grieving. We stare at the broken bodies, the tearful families, the aches that cannot be eased, the posturing and… Read More