Tag Archives: God

Welcome to this Humble Day

God, I welcome you into my humble day. Please make yourself at home. Sorry about the clutter – I forgot you were coming, and then a thousand projects of inclination left their mark. The problem with possession is that things … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: Anxiety Dream

I dreamt I had to give a presentation to a huge number of people. I arrived extra early, just to make sure I had time to prepare. I was left to myself, no one disturbed me, and one thought came … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing: three nature tanka

God’s eternal love lives in the heart of a mosquito, singing praises of communion. Those morning birds can’t shut up about how beautiful everything is, robbing me of my moment to myself. Flowers don’t know their own names. Sky keeps … Continue reading

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When the Equations Found God

Physicists were floored last week when, working through the mathematics of a few kinks in quantum irregularity, the equations, all of a sudden, proved the existence of God. God, it turned out, is five-foot-seven, and female, though he wears a … 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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(Sermon) Walking to the Laundromat

This is a sermon I’ve delivered several times to various congregations – it’s a less literal, oral poem to help us reflect on our amazing, bewildering life in the modern age. The text in italics – sung in the oral … Continue reading

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On the Corner of New and Union

On the corner of New and Union, The crossing guard asks me where I’m headed. Now, I’m thirty-eight years old. I’ve been across the street and back again, If you know what I mean. I mumble my thanks, and wave … Continue reading

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