Thursday Prayer: The Lord is my grandmother

Grandma, great and mighty God…                                                                                     you take care of me and everything I need. You make me rest in the cool, green grass                                                                            because grass is good for my eyes, and good for my soul. You take me where the water is still and quiet,                                                        where the waters soak up the chaos of… Read More

RCL: Green Pasture, Quiet waters, and Abundant Love

When I was a psychiatric chaplain one of my favorite groups to lead with patients was on assessing the shape we are in. I would put multiple colors of Model Magic on the table and ask people to choose a color based on their current feelings. Then I would ask them to create a shape… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

“My cup runneth over” may be my grandest dream for today, But in reality “My cup is half-full” would suffice. In this somewhat-subdued time of year- Whether slower gray days in the North Or balmy calming days in the South- We are called to renew our energy. And yet, these supposed-slow moments are slid aside… Read More

Friday Prayer: All the Days of My Life

When a church member “threatens” to leave when she doesn’t get her way… Goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. When I choke back tears at the funeral of a beloved elder… Goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. When the sounds of children wrestling… Read More