Monthly Archives: February 2017

Evening prayer for Lent

Katherine Burgess, of Quebec City, Canada, wrote this prayer in February and I asked to publish it as an evening prayer for Lent. You may want to pray it tonight as we move into Lent or tomorrow evening after Ash … Continue reading

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Mistaking the winner

And Jordan Horowitz, producer of “La La Land,” said, I’m sorry there’s a mistake. Moonlight, you guys won Best Picture. And there was disappointment, the way there was last Thursday night at Poetry Out Loud regionals for the eight people … Continue reading

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A parable based on scripture for the first Sunday in Lent

Cancer was in the wilderness of someone’s human body. Cancer fasted and afterwards was famished. A tempter came and said — If you are so hungry, command all these cells to be bread for you.” And cancer answered — I … Continue reading

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News of the day

Perhaps there is more kindness on the seven exoplanets so that when a child says “I need to pee,” far away circling Trappist 1 is a place open to people regardless of their gender identity. Forty light years is close … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Peace

This prayer by Marlin Collingwood touches my heart and, when I pray it, I feel immense peace. Much gratitude to him for sharing it. Dear God, sail away with me, and let the winds wipe away my pain, my regrets … Continue reading

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First Responder

Yesterday … was the first time I heard the trans person in the gym, gorgeous baritone. I was naked in the shower and my first response was, “that’s cool!” and my second response was “O my God, that was my … Continue reading

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You’ve got to be kidding … (Transfiguration)

President’s Day Quote “God always answers prayers. Sometimes it’s ‘yes.’ Sometimes the answer is ‘no.’ Sometimes it’s ‘you gotta be kidding.’” Jimmy Carter “You’ve got to be kidding,” says Elijah to Moses, “pick him? His beard doesn’t grow at the … Continue reading

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