Tag Archives: Lent – 2020

I missed it — World Water Day

God, I missed it — World Water Day, because I was washing my hands. Afraid for myself of illness, I didn’t even consider that 790 million people have no access to an improved water supply, and more — nearly two … Continue reading

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Prayer for a Full House

God, we pray for those for whom lockdown and quarantine and shelter in place do not mean loneliness. We pray for those who, desperate to be alone, always have someone there — working from home, needing assistance, or just … … Continue reading

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Communion for Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020

This is a service for those who want to share Communion in an online community during a time of quarantine // lockdown // shelter in place. I am sure that a number of denominations are creating resources for this occasion … Continue reading

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Guest post — Poems for such a time as this, Rev. Hope Harle-Mould

My guest post this Thursday is two poems by Hope-Douglas Harle-Mould, a seminary classmate of mine (more about him below) My great thanks for this gift. Hope in the Cracks In the cracks, there’s always hope: Where a new world … Continue reading

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Prayer for those who are alone

God, we pray for those who have touched computer keys or phone touchscreen (or both) thousands of times, since they last touched human skin — for both extroverts, who are fatigued, unable to generate any energy, and introverts, charged up … Continue reading

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A prayer when contact is restricted and funerals are small

Savior, who sits down and weeps with us for all our losses, as you did with Mary and Martha, even when you know and we believe in the alleluia rising up from every sadness, every death, we pray in this … Continue reading

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Prayer for anxiety in a Lent of coronavirus

God, I coughed again — it’s dry and I sneezed once yesterday, and I think my throat is sore, but mostly I am worried that I am going to give COVID19, to somebody I love, or someone I get too … Continue reading

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