Category Archives: Prayers & Meditations

Great Story Prayer

Eternal spirit of life and love, o God, We come together in your presence today, Grateful to be a part of the great story. What a magnificent story it is! From the whirling of the stars, To the evolution of … Continue reading

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Good Friday prayer

On this good, good Friday my heart goes out to my companions at Calvary, by which I mean those who are witnesses to the death of life and end of love, those who are broken open like crumbs upon the … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing: Prayer for Discomfort

I have a prayer that my discomforts might not be trivial. See, the thing is, I KNOW I’m going to seek comfort. Most of us do naturally, to some degree, and I DEFINITELY do. And I’m not castigating myself over … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

May your friendships be richer than gold, And love more expected than the rain. May your life be long in kindnesses, And may your days be God’s way Of smiling at the world.

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Your Monday Blessing: The Bridge in Selma

The promised land was guarded By water cannons and dogs of war. The dreaming people linked arms And crossed the bridge. Every army Has carried the rightness of their cause, But where, throughout history’s endless mausoleums, Do we find this … Continue reading

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Deal with God

Deal with God Sometimes I offer to make a deal with God. “I’ll tell you about my resistance to prayer,” I say, “If you’ll explain the Holocaust.” God declines to comment, and the lawyers make their prepared statements on his … Continue reading

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Isaiah 1:4-23 – an interpretation

Woe to this sinful nation, a people whose guilt is great, a brood of evildoers, children given to corruption! They have forsaken true power, they have despised the Holy One of all lands, and turned their backs on mystery. Why … Continue reading

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