Monthly Archives: January 2015

Worthy … of the lemon tree … of the tarantula — Prayer from Argentina

This prayer of Pablo Alaguibe from Argentina comes from my friends at Red Crearte, a blessing source of liturgy. Translation is by Katie Fiegenbaum   Morning Prayer God,teach me to live this day worthy of the God of the lemon … Continue reading

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In the blizzard

I can see God’s light on the other side of the blizzard and that is enough. I can see God’s light with the eyes of my heart, on the hands of my neighbor’s shovel, in my mind a teacher taught, … Continue reading

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Improv on Ezekiel 37 – Valley of the Dry Bones

The hand of God came upon me and I was brought out by the Spirit of God and set in the middle of a valley; and it was full of … organ donations. There were very many in the valley … Continue reading

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Joys for Australia Day

I am suddenly aware that my US calendar has Australia Day, January 26 as tomorrow January 26 in Australia is today in real time. May this prayer by DS Allen be a blessing on all of our days .It is … Continue reading

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Benediction (3rd Sunday in Epiphany, Year B)

God, who sent us an ancestor named “Laughter,” also called a prophet like Jonah, and initiated the first discipleship with — two Thunder-kids, a redhead with a rooster-complex, and Andy, best known for borrowing a kid’s lunch. (Still God so … Continue reading

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In the Land of the Willing

  Gifted liturgist, poet and pastor, Kenneth Sehested has followed up, “In the Land of the Living” with “In the Land of the Willing — Litanies, Prayers, Poems, and Benedictions.”  It is a remarkable volume. Let me share three pieces … Continue reading

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Reflection after Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is,’What are you doing for others?’’ Martin Luther King, Jr. I celebrate the young woman in the high school chorus at the Martin Luther King service. She’s in front of the alto section in … Continue reading

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