A Prayer for Wonder

We stayed out later than normal and as I carried forty pounds of three year old through the cold, dark night toward the waiting van, he happened to look up.  “The moon is so little!” he cried.  I tipped my chin toward heaven and saw stars winking their...

May You Know Discomfort (An Advent Blessing)

  Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. – Isaiah 40:1   There’s a comfort that enshrouds the living in the illusion of safety, swaddled in excess, removed from exposure, bundled like that boy in A Christmas Story, unable to move or effect...

Comfort (Advent Week 2)

An American soldier is comforted after learning of the death of his friend.   Korean War 1950 Comfort, O comfort my people,    says your God.   Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,    and cry to herthat she has served her...

When God Comes Down (Advent Week One)

This Advent season I’m excited to be joining John D. Blase and Win Collier in writing weekly reflections based on a passage from each week’s lectionary texts.  Every Monday we’ll each be posting our own take on the passage at hand and...
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