Monthly Archives: February 2014

Waiting for Sochi

Let everything that breathes praise God! Praise God with the glide of skaters, with the long starlight ice signature of the skaters — young Russian girls lutz-practicing on the news, hockey players far from home, who travel to Sochi cross-passing … Continue reading

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God of New Paths — Affirmation of Faith from Argentina

From Red Crearte comes an affirmation of faith from Gerardo Oberman. the translation into English is Katie Fiegenbaum’s with loosely adapted for congregational reading by me. It is a psalm for the journey. We believe in a God who guides … Continue reading

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A Home Brewer’s Prayer — From the Psalms to the Cloud

On Mondays I have been sharing a few of the prayers from our new book “From the Psalms to the Cloud — Connecting to the Digital Era” (Mankin and Tirabassi, Pilgrim Press). We would love to sell books and ebooks, … Continue reading

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Ground Hog’s Day Prayer for Hospice

Wake me up, God, not to some frantic counting out of weeks, but to a precious february of days for seeing all the shadows — the outline of childhood, a shaded place where I meet old friends awkward, clutching, like … Continue reading

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Improv on Matthew 5: 3-16, for myself, all my friends in recovery

Blessed are the powerless over alcohol, for theirs is the realm of one day at a time. Blessed are weightwatchers, for they shall be comforted without food. Blessed are those willing to go into drug treatment, for they will inherit … Continue reading

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