Prayerbook

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 →

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 →

Ask, Seek, Knock +Ordinary Time+

Ask, search, knock — simple directives paired with straightforward promises, but, oh, not so easy for me!  The challenge in Continue Reading →

Doing Well +Advent+

  The true meaning of “doing well” in life is to ‘at-tend,’ to extend our longing hearts, to stretch our Continue Reading →

The Season for Circling Back +Advent+

Advent is the season for circling back, for returning to how the whole affair began in the first place, for reclaiming the early infatuation Continue Reading →