Friday Prayer

Holy God- Into your hands I commit the spirit of Ahmaud Arbery, that he may rest in peace and rise in power. Into your hands I commit the spirits of his family, his friends, his community, and all who knew him and loved him. Into your hands I commit the spirits of the people who… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

Meanwhile, O God, the usual things keep happening. The woman is still sleeping at the bus stop, the angry partner still raising a violent hand, the exhausted parent still creating a routine for the child with autism.  The man with broken shoes is still lifting the dumpster lid to look for food. the day laborer… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

Healing God, boost our collective immune system, we pray, so that we might fight off thoughtless prejudice, self-centeredness, easy blame, and using old tropes to soothe new fears.  Ramp up our spiritual immunity, and defend us from despair.  Engage our emotional defenses, building strong hearts and healthy minds.  Give us, we ask, antibodies to the… Read More

Friday Prayer: Take a Knee

Spirit of Intervention, I am begging you from my knees, With sighs and groans that only you hear, I scream, sob, rage. There are children missing. Children ripped from their parents. Citizens stripped of voice. People deafened from explosions. Women and others forced to submit their bodies to government control. Pride, like a lion, roars… Read More