A prayer for the sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

God, I wrote this years ago, for a Friday. But I’m out of town today and aware that this is still true. I still struggle with feeling caught up. So God, please change the days and hear my heart. +++ It’s the end of the week. But I haven’t gotten everything done that I would […]

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He cares for you.

Peter had every reason to be anxious. Jesus was in his boat, telling him to fish, and the timing was wrong. He was going to look bad. Peter had every reason to be anxious. He had just gone fishing at the wrong time and his nets were overflowing and breaking. Peter had every reason to […]

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Instead of that, try this.

All the time we hear, “Don’t do that.” It starts when we are little. I hear it by the beds of elderly people  And we hear it from God.  At least we think we hear it from God. When the serpent asks Eve about being able to eat from all the trees, she replies with […]

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A blessing for people.

The card says that the blanket has been blessed by a chaplain. The blanket is part of a bereavement program at our hospital, a way to offer support to families and friends who are walking out of the hospital after watching someone they love die.  A blanket, a hand print, a memory of the heartbeat […]

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A prayer for Tuesday that should have been for Sunday.

I laughed a little when I woke up Sunday morning and realized that I hadn’t published a prayer for the sixth Sunday after Epiphany. In fact, I hadn’t even finished it. I was working on other things. On Friday morning, I woke up and realized that the night before I forgot that Paul had prepared […]

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