Water: the trinitarian substance that contains multitudes As a liquid it cleans, quenches thirst, and bears vessels between land masses It also floods homes and communities, leaving behind physical and financial ruin As a solid it preserves our food, locks toxic gases beneath permafrost, and cools us off in extreme heat It also induces hypothermia,… Read More
The world dances with possibility The winds undress the trees The waters move and call The sun warms and renews Elections (almost) come to an end All the while you are watching over us, God As close to us as our beating hearts Loving us fiercely yet tenderly Inviting us to fully grow in our… Read More
from Isaiah 55: 6-13 God, I give you thanks for trees that clap their hands, and rejoice at pterodactyls, very good bacteria … perhaps good virus. I celebrate armadillo and chigger, and that coelacanth, a Lazarus taxon, supposed to be extinct for 66 million years, is swimming today. I am grateful coelacanth’s waters now are… Read More
and the air is thick with smoke.
Your creatures, great and small,
long to breathe
the breath of new life, Lord.
and the rhetoric is angry. Read More
When I read through the texts for this week my first thought was that the whole world needs a cup of cold water. We need to stop worrying about who has the better cup, or who deserves a drink, or who should be first to drink and just hold out a cup for the first… Read More