Tag Archives: God

Thoughts on Creation

Reflection on Chet Raymo, “Borne on a sea of vital dust,” The Boston Globe, June 9, 1997: You — Creator of the cosmic imperative toward chemical complexity, biological bounty, and vital variety; You — Poet of the litany of life, … Continue reading

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Summer/Earth

  Earth and work and heat and sex and growth and weeds and then:   Out of the dirt made of earth and sweat, Out of the hope and trust and labor, Comes the harvest promised to those who live … Continue reading

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Building a Personal Prayer 7: The End Is the Beginning

(I apologize for the delay in finishing this series; I’ve been battling a sinus infection.) Amazing God, Everlasting Mother/Father, Patient, persistent, pursuing Lover. You are an awesome God, an all-encompassing, all-invading, all-embracing Presence, And you are here, with me and … Continue reading

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Building a Personal Prayer 5: Where Do You Live?

Amazing God, Everlasting Mother/Father, Patient, persistent, pursuing Lover. You are an awesome God, an all-encompassing, all-invading, all-embracing Presence, And you are here, with me and in me, now. It is in you that I live and move and have my … Continue reading

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Building a Personal Prayer 4: Where Are You?

Creating God, Everlasting Mother/Father, Patient, persistent, pursuing Lover. You are an awesome God, an all-encompassing, all-invading, all-embracing Presence, And you are here, with me and in me, now. It is in you that I live and move and have my … Continue reading

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Nurture Your Gift

Christmastide: Jan 2 Read Mark 4:16-17 and John 15:1-5 The seed that falls on rocky ground without enough soil — and without adequate food and care and nurture and living water — remains rootless and unable to endure trouble.  I … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day: Protect Your Gift by Going Home a Different Way

New Year’s Day 2014 Read Matthew 2:11-18 and Mark 4:1-15 Whenever we learn a new skill or try to establish new habits, we need to practice the skill and do things to create real habits from our new behaviors. It’s different … Continue reading

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