Friday Prayer: Overpacking

God- You and I both know that I am over-packer. Three pairs of pants when one would be fine. More underwear than necessary because who, but You, knows what might happen. Several books, craft projects, and two journals because I always end up with extra free time… except that I don’t. It seems likely that… Read More

Saturday Prayer – Living Water

Living Water, Quench our parched hearts. Flow in and through and around us. Rock of Salvation, Be our firm foundation. Grant us confidence in your steady presence. Breath of Love, Guide us always in your way. Whirl now as you always have and always will. Amen.     Jennifer Garrison Brownell serves as pastor at First… Read More

Friday Prayer

Santo Dios, ten piedad de tus hijos en Puerto Rico. Rompa los corazones de aquellos que se interponen en el camino de la curación y la restauración. Agitar la convicción del Espíritu Santo dentro de los pechos de las personas que hablan de la deuda, mientras que fingir a la atención. Muestre bondad a aquellos… Read More

Friday Prayer: Bisexual Visibility Week

God whose nature is bigger than our imagination,  We give you thanks for the gift of our friends and family who are bisexual. We thank you that your creativity is beyond binaries. Bisexual people, within your glorious creation, are witnesses to grace, mercy, and welcome in the entirety of their lives- vocations, avocations, and recreation.… Read More

Friday Prayer: What Do You Want?

Dear God- I am well aware of how you spoke to Job. I know the words of your Son. i have listened to your prophets and I have listened to those who have pimped the name of the Christ. All that being said, I’m still frustrated. I’m still crying. I’m still fist-shaking, gasping, head-scratching, foot-stomping,… Read More

Friday Prayer: Psalm 100, Camp Style

Hey, creation! Make a joyful noise to the God who made you! We talk about the Lord with excitement. We sing to God with joy! As true as multiplication tables and that water is wet, the Lord is God- in charge of everything! God made us, along with everything else. We are God’s people- known… Read More

Friday Prayer: As You Would Have It

Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. 1 John 4:8 Boundless Lover of All- Stir up your grace in us, that we might love in such a way that all would know we follow you. Amen.       The Reverend Julia Seymour serves Lutheran Church of Hope in Anchorage, AK.… Read More