Birth Mother

God, whose womb broke
the waters of chaos,
gave birth to creation;
whose breath stirred the earth,
air for our words, spoken
first in wonder, and want,
our lungs newborn
crying out of
bewildered love.

Prayer Writing Workshop – Diocese of Ohio, Convocation 2016

About Rosalind C Hughes

Rosalind C Hughes is a priest and author living near the shores of Lake Erie. After growing up in England and Wales, and living briefly in Singapore, she is now settled in Ohio. She serves an Episcopal church just outside Cleveland. Rosalind is the author of A Family Like Mine: Biblical Stories of Love, Loss, and Longing (Upper Room Books, 2020). She loves the lake, misses the ocean, and is finally coming to terms with snow.
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