Monthly Archives: March 2019

A benediction in trinity for our days — Guest post, Gerardo Oberman, Argentina

Que la ternura de la divinidad creadora nos sostenga en tiempos de cambios y al enfrentar nuevos desafíos. Que la solidaridad del Jesús del camino, que abrazó a sus amigas y amigos, que rió y celebró, compartiendo la mesa y … Continue reading

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“It is my considered opinion that more churches create labyrinths than mazes.” M. Tirabassi

God, I do celebrate the winding path of the labyrinth for all who contemplate best while our bodies move. We reflect on the long journey in many switchbacks, trusting we’ll come to the center even when we seem to walk … Continue reading

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March 19, 2019 – A smaller Journey prayer

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” A.A. Milne, “The House at Pooh Corner” God, today I am going for a walk, not with a deep purpose, like a destination or exercise, in fact, not … Continue reading

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Via Dolorosa

Knoxville, Unitarian Universalist, Oak Creek, Sikh, Overland Park, Jewish, Charleston, African Methodist Episcopal, Nashville, Church of Christ, Sutherland Springs, Baptist, Cairo, Coptic Christian, Quebec City, Muslim, Pittsburgh, Jewish, Christchurch, Muslim. These are the places where people came to worship, and … Continue reading

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Variation on an Irish Blessing for students around the world who left school for the Global Climate Strike

May the road rise before you longer than the eleven years they predict we have to stop climate change. May the wind be the energy on your back. and breath under your chanting, your singing, your brave speeches, heard by … Continue reading

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A Kiwi response to the tragedy in Christchurch

Shared with me by Rosalie Sugrue of Kapiti God, as citizens of Aotearoa we come to you in shock. Unprecedented slaughter has taken place in our land. Though aware your wonderful world has been marred by human violence since humans … Continue reading

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Prayer for Christchurch

To Allah we belong and to Allah we shall return. Oh Allah, help us in our calamity and replace it with good. (A prayer shared with me by my friend) God, we weep with you for Christchurch, our hearts torn … Continue reading

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March 15, 2019 – Anniversary of Ordination

God, who caressed my head with the fingers of hope at that not-elegant-but-egalitarian pigpile of an ordination so many years ago today, find them, and trace a blessing thumb across their lives today. Then wave to me with the hands … Continue reading

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Prayer for those who are coming home

God, I pray for those who are coming home – eager and excited to see again friends and places, to smell and taste what was memory, and those who are coming home wondering whether they will be welcome. I pray … Continue reading

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Guest post — Tawdry Thursday/Friday

Todd Jenkins writes, “Some of this was written a few years ago. I ran across it yesterday while looking for something else. I’ve reworked parts of it and added the beginning and ending parts. I’m thinking about using it this … Continue reading

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