You are with us every day,
Until the end of the world,
Even when we forget you.
Beautiful and humble Son of God,
We hold your name above all others.
The governments of this world
Are failures, one and all.
Presidents and kings,
Parliaments and congresses,
All bow at the altars of wealth and power.
They do not represent us.
They never have. Continue reading Variations on the Lord’s Prayer — II
Give me the courage to respond, not out of fear, but from the boldness that grows out of the hope and the love your spirit has planted deep within me. Continue reading Grace, Courage, and Faith (a prayer of oblation)
God, there is a crack in my disbelief!
(Was it you who put it there?)
Regardless, I am thankful,
Grateful that light now shines through,
That fresh air stirs the dust inside. Continue reading Fissure (a prayer of supplication)
to the next place
stitches in our ribs
we can’t be late
we can’t be Continue reading From the Weary (a prayer of confession)
Will you sit with me, then, through the night
as we tend to the cries of this love we’ve made together? Continue reading Newly Born (a prayer for love)
Father, from whom we issue,
Mother, in whom we are conceived,
Christ, through whom all things were made,
Spirit, who hovers over the face of the waters…
Continue reading Variations on the Lord’s Prayer – I