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This Night and Always

I remembered just now that there are religious orders in which there is always someone praying, 24/7. I take consolation from this. I rest, knowing that I am being held up to God by the love and prayers of another human … Continue reading

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Circle Us, Lord

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Sit and Eat

My version of Sieger Köder’s “Der Morgen am See” (John 21:1-17). With an echo of George Herbert in my ear.

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Night Prayer

Lord, it is night. The night is for stillness. Let us be still in the presence of God. It is night after a long day. What has been done has been done; what has not been done has not been … Continue reading

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God With Us

Merry Christmas! It’s a bit complicated to say that with all that’s going on in the world. But while Christmas cannot and does not take any of the suffering away that so many people live in, it offers something new, … Continue reading

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Peace?

Where is peace to be found? I’ve never felt this question more urgently than I have this year, whether it be the consequence of politics of violence in the world, or personal struggles for wellbeing, clarity and direction.  Where, in … Continue reading

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Hope?

So it is the first Advent Sunday today. I did hang a paper star in the window. I decorated a little tree. And I keep thinking that I don’t feel at all “Christmassy”. I don’t feel at all filled with … Continue reading

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