Tag Archives: morning prayer

Fishing

Poised on the deck, line in hand, she casts her bread upon the waters and waits. Under the bridge, birds echo and argue. The river runs fast, but time has slowed down, still water running deep. I match my morning … Continue reading

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Reverence

Yesterday I knelt at an array of unlit candles reading the morning prayer before the noonday sun. “Test me, O Lord, and try me; examine my heart and my mind.” “Do not snatch me away with the wicked and evildoers, … Continue reading

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The water cycle

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor your ways my ways, says The Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earths so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. For as … Continue reading

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Hope

There is a Collect that I pray each morning as I wake up. Actually, I have to start it over a couple of times, because it really is my awakening prayer, and often I wake up more than once and … Continue reading

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