Category Archives: prayer

Learning to pray

They didn’t tell us why … Continue reading

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Holy Week

Seven days. Seven shades of suffering silence. Seven last words: thirst, famine, fever, finality, yet, too, there is forgiveness, family, a future spit from split lips, a dry tongue still willing to kiss the face of God

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The prayer of Lazarus

The prayer of Lazarus, silent by necessity. Continue reading

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Marked men

Later, they sit silent as the grave side by side,
watching a late sun set over the Jordan… Continue reading

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Well

“Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did.” John 4:29 Continue reading

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In time

Without time,
can even God make a beginning? Continue reading

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Forty days of fear

The most ubiquitous instruction in the Bible, we are told, is this: Do not be afraid. And yet, its counterpart is not unfamiliar, either: Fear the Lord your God. Ash Wednesday marks the first of forty days of Lent. It … Continue reading

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