Tag: prayers

Prayers for the whys

Tonight I offer prayers for the whys prayers for the not agains prayers for the dying prayers for the dead prayers for the angry prayers for the scared prayers for the healers prayers for the investigators prayers for the grieving prayers for the bystanders…

Co-laborers, Dreamers, Wonderers and Wanderers

It was a casual dinner with pizza and laughter, reflection and just plain fun. And I wrote a prayer about it over at RevGals… so go take a look! 🙂 (NOTE: There are many more faces that could also be in this photo. You…

Cross-posted: Advent Longings

This prayer is shared from the RevGals page. Lord, in the quiet in the waiting in the promises of Old we see You. Our hearts are touched Just brushed with a promise of more… Longing waiting seeking caring carrying lifting us beyond the anger of…

Ashes Again

Reposted from RevGalBlogPals Friday Prayer: I saw the wildfires, Lord. The flames licking at houses, scorching trees. The stuff of homes and families and memories… GONE. I am undone. The raging power of the flames scared me, their passion was so all-consuming. but unlike…

Good Friday Prayer

Written for the RevGalBlogPals group and shared here on my blog too… for this is a Holy Day deserving of our thoughtful reflection… Blessings and peace…  

How long, O Lord?

The news from Nigeria breaks my heart. For the murder of innocents… Lord, have mercy. My heart hurts…   How long, O Lord? How long will we stare at the pictures, the horror, the unspeakable actions that humans do to each other. How long…

New Journeys

New Journeys Here’s to new journeys and new challenges, new paths to travel and new delights. Here’s to new knowledge and new conversations, new friendships and new memories. For all who are starting off on new adventures, my prayers go with you. God knows;…

Prayer for a Sunday

  Oh Lord, It is far too easy to find things to do that do not feed our souls. We can shop and dine out, run errands and do laundry, and these are tasks that do not revive us. Yet there is work for…

Blessings: A different perspective

I was touched by a pastoral act I performed yesterday… giving and anointing those who came forward for a priestly blessing. The blessings I used were based on Numbers 6, one loosely based on Jeremiah 7, and others which were in liturgies or prayers…

Solvitur Ambulando: It Is Solved By Walking

Today I hauled over 175 bricks from a place by the garden fence to the middle of the back yard. They were pavers that we saved from when we fixed the front walk. I had them stacked out of the way but still easy…

Things I cannot blog

  What are things I cannot blog? They are too many to list, too close to the heart and completely, utterly held in God’s hands. And that is enough.  

In full bloom: a season of growth and change

Every year, it happens. Every year, usually the end of March, it seems impossible. Spring shows up in all of its hyperactive glory! What a wondrous thing!! A hydrangea bush, which 2 weeks ago was timidly peeping through the mulch, today has burst through…

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