Saturday Prayer: The Beauty of Weeds

Creator of all,I thank you for the beauty of your Creation:The mosquitos in my yard,The poison ivy along the fence,The sunlight shining on the weeds in my garden,Yes, even the weeds.Thank you for providing for meIn this green spaceA reminder of your abundant loveThat nurtures the wheat and sifts out the chaff,That teaches me to… Read More

Saturday Prayer: Broken Places

Oh Gd,How broken our world is,How scattered your children,How ignored and abused your Creation… And we say nothing.We do nothing. (Or we make excuses…) Holy One,Creator and Redeemer and Renewer,Bring healing!Bring change!Bring hope!But most of all,Begin with me. Re-form my broken places,Re-fill my empty heart.We are all thirsty for your love,Longing for your grace,And need… Read More

Friday Prayer

Divine Love- I heard someone describe themselves as “the exact right amount of the most”. Not extra. Not too much. Not basic. Not in need of quieting or shouting. The exact right amount of the most. May your bi children feel that in their bones this week. May your asexual dear ones find a home… Read More

Tuesday Prayer – A Prayer for Spiritual Debris

God of Peace, The air around us is full of debris: words of hatred, rugged individualism, overwhelming grief. The wind swirls around us, irritating our souls. Our spirits our tired, Holy One. Our hearts are torn by emotional pollution. When can we rest from humanity’s contamination by malice? May your Spirit cleans the animosity-air surrounding… Read More

Revised Common Lectionary: Prayers and Whining

If you were ever going to have a “superheroes of the Bible” series in worship, this would be a great week to start! Esther saves the lives of an entire nation. And Harbona the eunuch gives a solid assist. A woman as a superhero with a queer sidekick? This Bible reading pushes more boundaries than… Read More

Tuesday Prayer – A Prayer for Anxiety in Times of Hate

God of the Racing Minds and the Calm Hearts- Divine Wonder, how is it that that anxiety continues to overtake us? How is it that so many of us all over this planet are fixated on our own concerns, drowning in their our privileges, forgetting our connection to many others? As my mind jumps from… Read More