Let Us Pray

What is our first thought at the mention of the word, “prayer”? For Episcopalians, it may be the Book of Common Prayer. Or we may think of our childhood or even adult practice of kneeling at bedside just...

Praying for More

“ … as we Americans grow more and more wealthy, money is a kind of narcotic for us. We hardly notice our own prosperity or the poverty of so many others. The great contradiction is that we have more...

Prayer By Another Name

Prayer is more then words uttered in silence or community as these four writers explain.   Music As Prayer by Kim Taylor My practice of prayer is in recovery. I grew up a Southern Baptist where...

The Dog

The Spiritual Vignette is a short sketch of an encounter with God, often in a surprising, always lasting, way.   I loved taking my piano lessons when I was a girl. What I did not love was the walk...

Sunstruck

I praise you Lord For the star You have placed nearby So that it may Draw from the earth Sprouts to flatter bees Trees to sway the birds Herbs to please the herbivores Which ease carnivorous mouths So...

There is Now Grace

There is now grace in the act of watering the garden. From the shingles of my Cincinnati two-story rain travels to green barrels upcycled from storing food-grade wine flavoring to a new life on wood...