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A Prayer of Thanksgiving: For Barth and the Bathroom

Dear Father of Grace,

Thank you for those spare moments this morning which I spent with Barth in the bathroom. And odd combination, I’ll admit. But I found it a stark reminder of your grace in basic human needs and yet your complex mystery as The Aim of our pursuits.

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THANKFUL FOR ALL OF IT

This morning at beach yoga my teacher, Danell Dwaileebe, read an inspiring poem/prayer as we were in savasana.  I forget who wrote it, and I forgot to ask that she email it to me.   310 more words

some days are like that

Thank you for families. Thank you for those people who, just as I’m on the verge of falling apart, swoop into town with strong arms for shifting furniture and ingredients for both lunch and dinner and the kind of hugs I’m glad I haven’t outgrown. 120 more words

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Prayers for the Fifth Sunday of Lent

Kyrie

We have come to the place of reckoning.  And what can we say, “Save me from this hour?”
Lord have mercy.
Lord have mercy.
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The Fourth Sunday of Lent

Kyrie

How did we end up here… in a strange place, in an unfamiliar land, building a life from dust and shards of memory?
Lord have mercy. 329 more words

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Third Sunday of Lent

Kyrie

It’s hard to identify exactly when they moved in – the voices making promises, selling their fixes, displaying their idols.  Echoing inside our head, the temple has become a noisy marketplace. 355 more words

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The Second Sunday of Lent

Kyrie

We are called to the altar and we fear what we may be asked to do.
Lord have mercy.
Lord have mercy.

One has walked this way up the mountain before and he illumines the path, dazzling white. 305 more words

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