Category Archives: Current Events

Indigenous Prayer for National Indigenous Peoples Day

Oh Great Spirit : Whose voice I hear in the winds, And whose breath gives life to all the world Hear me for I am small and weak, I need your strength and wisdom. Let me walk in beauty and … Continue reading

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Love Juggles Anvils

In commemoration of Juneteenth (June 19), here is a moving poem of the slave experience by black poet laureate Marilyn Nelson: A Suite for Temperance BY MARILYN NELSON Temperance Still “molata” (1/2 Narragansett, 1/2 African) b. 1706 i. x her mark … Continue reading

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Waiting

Waiting: Waiting to hear from you waiting to hear you waiting to hear you say You are well and worshipful as always.   Waiting to hear about our new grandson that he is healthy that our son is happy that … Continue reading

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Through the Aperture of His Wound

In the painting by Caravaggio, Jesus takes Thomas’ hand whereupon Thomas fits his finger into the speared side wound of the risen Christ to confirm to Thomas that He is, indeed, alive. It is a dramatic image, and connects me … Continue reading

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Crisis in Ukraine: Pray

In light of the crisis in Ukraine, this prayer from 24-7 Prayer (reprinted on Lectio 365 – an app for daily prayer) gives words for our common concern for Ukraine, and indeed, all our nations that may be called into action whether … Continue reading

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Corrupted into Song

Corrupted into Song     By Alvin Feinman As though all things shone perfectly,     Perfected in self-discrepancy:    The widow wedded to her grief,    The hangman haloed in remorse—    I should not rearrange a leaf,    No more … Continue reading

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