Lent Prayer of the Day

Be present with me, God. Break through the ways I insulate myself from your grace. Pour out your Spirit on me. Open my eyes and ears to recognize where you are leading me.

Lent Prayer of the Day

Blessed is the one who follows not the counsel of the wicked, but delights in the law of the Lord. That one is like a tree planted near running water, that yields its fruit in due season; whose leaves never fade. Psalm 1

Lent Prayer of the Day

What tempts me more to think too much of myself or to think too little of myself? Loving God, help me to praise you this Lent by becoming more of the person you created and love. Amen.

Lent Prayer of the Day

Spirit of God, anoint me to be good news to the poor today. Open my eyes to the human needs on the street, in my office, and in our world.

Poem of the Week

High Sierra Moment The Tohee meanders a meadow home in its grasses to purple perstemmen, blue lupin, orange puccoon, yellow-eyed daisies   mirrors at its wide bend gray granite mountains, tamed by distance but exacting rigor for every step higher every broader view   I watch the mountain water flow— so incredibly clear, lucid almost, …

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Lent Prayer of the Day

I saw a stranger yesterday. I put food in the eating place, drink in the drinking place, music in the listening place, and in the name of the Triune the stranger blessed me, my house, my cattle and my dear ones. And the lark said in her song: Often, often, often goes the Christ in …

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Lent Prayer of the Day

Forgiving God, who doesn’t need second chances? Help us never give up on ourselves because you never gave up on us.  Amen.