Friday Prayer

A Psalm in the time of COVID-19 My heart has no joy, O Lord, For it is weighed down with imprecations. I struggle to feel anything but contempt For those who spread lies, who conceal the truth, Who reject the opportunities to help others. I lament the truth of history, Wherein people have been treated… Read More

Friday Prayer

Holy Provider, Sometimes it is not enough to open a window, When a door has been closed. Some of us have experienced too many closed doors-Closed by the forces that oppose the Divine will of LoveClosed by people with racist, patriarchal, colonist, X-phobic tendencies, Closed by people who are complicit with the above, intentionally and… Read More

Friday Prayer

Look, I am truly out of nice words and my ability to craft a lovely phrase flew out the window somewhere with my 900th sigh about unvaccinated people and the call for a third funeral in 15 days. I believe that You are here and at work and that I am surrounded by grace and… Read More

Monday Prayer – Open

The curtains on the small stage are tightly closed, the floor swept clean and chairs stacked away. The children aren’t down the hall, the costumes hang untouched in darkness. The music hasn’t moved, the folders haven’t opened, the pianos haven’t pounded out a difficult arrangement as volunteers peered at notes on a page, wondering how… Read More