hope

Deep listening

Deep listening

In this century and in any century, Our deepest hope, our most tender prayer, Is that we learn to listen. May we listen to one another in openness and mercy…Read more
Love is better than anger

Love is better than anger

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.…Read more
Shalom

Shalom

A prominent Jewish prayer concludes "May He who made peace in the heavens grant peace to us on Earth." What does it mean to create peace in the heavens? Ancient…Read more
O Earth, Wrap Me

O Earth, Wrap Me

O Earth, wrap me in your leaves - heal me. Let me fall under Earthbreast - feed me. Sing to me under the round nests in your cedar trees. Embrace…Read more
I Sing of Change

I Sing of Change

I sing of the beauty of Athens without its slaves Of a world free of kings and queens and other remnants of an arbitrary past Of earth with no sharp…Read more
This moment in time

This moment in time

Now is the time To climb up the mountain And reason against habit. Now is the time. Now is the time To renew the barren soil of nature Ruined by…Read more
Resurrection

Resurrection

Easter God, persuade us that Easter is not a once-upon-a-time story, but rather a moment by moment leaning into, a deep trust, that your name and nature is Resurrection. This…Read more
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself,…Read more
Friend, lie quiet now

Friend, lie quiet now

  Friend, you lie quiet, watching the dawn light color your heart, dreaming of healing for your hurt body lying there unanswerable to your will. You breathe deep and your…Read more
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