Night Prayer in Solidarity with the People of Standing Rock

Today I have been in prayer with other clergy in solidarity with the people of Standing Rock. Throughout the day I have posted what I am praying. This is the last prayer of the day. “You make me lie down in green pastures; you lead me beside still waters; you restore my soul.” Psalm 23:2 […]

Evening Prayer in Solidarity with the People of Standing Rock

Today I am joining in prayer with other clergy in solidarity with the people of Standing Rock. Throughout the day I will post what I am praying. Evening prayer For those of us who cannot claim to be Native American— that we learn from their witness; that we grow in our advocacy for and stewardship […]

Afternoon Prayer in Solidarity with the People of Standing Rock

Today I am joining in prayer with other clergy in solidarity with the people of Standing Rock. Throughout the day I will post what I am praying. “The Lord made streams come out of the rock, and caused waters to flow down like rivers.” Psalm 78:16 Afternoon Prayer For the perseverance of what is good […]

Noon Prayer in Solidarity with the People of Standing Rock

Today I am joining in prayer with other clergy in solidarity with the people of Standing Rock. Throughout the day I will post what I am praying.   “Restore our fortunes, O Lord, like the watercourses in the Negeb.” Psalm 126:4 Noon Prayer For wisdom and courage for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, its Chairman […]

Mid-morning Prayer in Solidarity with the People of Standing Rock

Today I am joining in prayer with other clergy in solidarity with the people of Standing Rock. Throughout the day I will post what I am praying. “The voice of the Lord is over the waters; the God of glory thunders, the Lord, over mighty waters.  The voice of the Lord is powerful.” Psalm 29:3-4 […]

Morning Prayer in Solidarity with Standing Rock

Today I am joining in prayer with other clergy in solidarity with the people of Standing Rock. Throughout the day I will post what I am praying. Morning prayer For the earth and all the resources that the Creator has provided: for clean water that sustains life, for the rich soil that grows living things […]

Psalm 87 (Psalms on the Trail)

  On this holy mountain stands the city God has founded…. The singers and the dancers will say,  “All my fresh springs are in you.”   Psalm 87:1,7 This photo, taken by my husband, is of Laurel Lake in Pine Grove Furnace State Park, PA.  The Appalachian Trail runs along this ridge of South Mountain. […]

Psalm 65 (Psalms on the Trail)

“You visit the earth and water it, you greatly enrich it; the river of God is full of water.”  Psalm 65:9 I’ve been feeling dry for a while.  Now, you need to understand that originally when I first became a pastor, I never intended to preach every Sunday, but more like 2-3 times a month. […]

Psalm 19 (Psalms on the Trail)

“The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky proclaims its maker‘s handiwork.”  Psalm 19:1 For those of you who know and love the Virginia Blue Ridge, this photo looks north toward the Peaks of Otter from one of the places where the AT crosses the Parkway.   I am just out of reach […]

Psalm 1 (Psalms on the Trail)

  “They are like trees planted by streams of living water, which yield their fruit in its season, and their leaves do not wither.   In all that they do, they prosper.”  Psalm 1:3   Reflection: I don’t mind thinking of myself as a tree.  I am rather fond of the way the wind sings through […]