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

Tuesday Prayer

God, you granted humans agency when your breath entered our lungs, Nudge us to exercise our voice in a myriad of ways- In pulpits and rallies, In newspapers and blog posts, And as we vote. God, pour wisdom upon us so that it soaks through every part of our soul. May our minds be focused… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God, today I try to return to my “normal”: to my work, friends, routines that help me take steps forward in my life. But God, my body, mind, and soul would rather stay in the well of grief in which I’ve been abiding for the past two weeks. The aches and nausea ground me to… Read More