Thursday Prayer: the blessings we wish for

Dear God Sometimes I wish you were in the business of giving the kind of blessings that would protect us from the vulnerability of being human. No more painful emotions, no more suffering, no more conflict, no more prejudice. I hear your promise of salvation, that there will be no more crying, no more death,… Read More

RCL: Turning Sorrow into Gladness

I don’t know about you, but it has been increasingly difficult to remain positive and hopeful amidst the political chaos that seems to have free reign over the U.S. (and other parts of the world for sure). People come and ask what it means to be Christian in the face of such chaos. The response… Read More

Friday Prayer: While I Wait

Lord, I don’t know what you want me to do, but I see people in pain- so I will tend their wounds while I wait for you.   I don’t know what you want me to say, but I hear people grieving- so I will listen to their stories while I wait for you.  … Read More

Wednesday Festival: more challenges, more grace.

  It has been another rough week in the world.  Violence, terrorism, political unrest.  Hunger, disease, suffering. Situations in the world, in our nations, our denominations, our homes, our own bodies… And still we testify to the One who is gracious and merciful; longing for the day when justice and mercy kiss, and peace is… Read More