Tuesday Prayer

Spirit of God, who hovered over creation And brought forth life from stagnancy, You gave birth to the airs of the world And the breath within our lungs. Remind us to continue to breathe when the fevers of life rise And the chills of grief descend upon us. May each deep inhalation drag down anxiety,… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God of widening wisdom, we lift our hearts of thanksgiving for educators in all places. From schools to churches to artistic and scientific spaces, knowledge reaches new heights, allowing us to build a better world. You call us to grown in mind as well as body and soul. Through the words and wisdom of teachers,… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God of all righteousness, as I embark upon jury duty this week, may my mind be void of distractions. May my eyes see what you need to see and hear what they need to hear. Remove biases from my head and grief from my heart. Bestow energy upon my body and may my soul feel… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Vertigo- either physical or spiritual – throws me into a space of uneasiness. The world is spinning around me. The intensity of perceived movement creates a nausea that reaches down to my soul. My heart thumps rapidly as I wonder if it will stop. God, you are that spot in the horizon that helps me… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God, you have filled my life with a variety of adventures. Today I give thanks for the anniversary of my ordination. Through the long journey heading towards that occasion – from oral exams to ordination papers – we grew stronger together. Since that day, you’ve been my Divine Walking Stick during the times when needing… 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

Tuesday Prayer: The Day after (Boxing Day)

Lord, For long lies and pj days, thank you. For full churches over Christmas and small gatherings, thank you. For stuffed bellies and empty chocolate wrappers, thank you. For noisy family filled homes and for quiet, peaceful ones too, thank you. For the Christ Child, for hope, peace, love and joy, thank you. So many… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God, I’ve always had a complicated relationship with hope. On the days in which I’ve had too much and circumstances disappointed me, hope was the knife that twisted itself into my soul. Through the months in which I’ve had too little hope and couldn’t see well through the fog into the future, hope’s bright light… Read More