Prayerbook

The Boy Who Fell Out of the Window +Easter+

We see ourselves in young Eutychus: we sit perched with him on the window ledge of a hot, smoky room, Continue Reading →

Beggar’s Prayer +Lent+

Lord, you give me this dear day and eyes to see that all is gift. And beggar that I am, Continue Reading →

The Greatest Miracle

I awake at 4:00 a.m. and think of how we comfort and affirm each other, and give pleasure. I turn Continue Reading →

A Love Letter for Christmas

One holiday season when I was nine, I was put in charge of bringing up the Christmas decorations from under Continue Reading →

Longing, Confusion, Surprise +Christmas+

What strikes me most about the Christmas story are its recurring themes of intense longing, fearful confusion and complete surprise.  Continue Reading →