O Antiphons

Reflections on the Church’s evening verses counting down the last octave to Christmas… 12/5/13 “Who is this, who comes forth like the dawn?” ~ Song of Songs 6:10 1. O, You are Wisdom! The Wisdom that was there Before anything was there. Who was in the beginning Before the beginning You with the Father and … More O Antiphons

The Carrying

A prayer for all of the many brothers and sisters living through intense suffering all over the world, both far away, and close to home… 6/9/14 I’m carrying my brother to You, In all of his wounds, his scars and broken pieces I’m holding him out to You, Crying Begging, “Fix it, Lord. Can’t you … More The Carrying

We Will

8/1/14 A reflection on Psalm 79: “O God, the nations have invaded your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple… Help us, God our savior, on account of the glory of your name…Then we, your people, the sheep of your pasture, will give thanks to you forever; from generation to generation we will recount your … More We Will

Transfiguration

(Excerpt from my “Mysteries of the Rosary” prayers, for the Transfiguration) Here we are, Lord, again on this mountain of your glory For a brief moment, consumed, held, poised In this eternal moment of joy and peace and fullness Where there is no shadow. Where, for the eternal space of an instant, we experience The … More Transfiguration

The Value of Time

9/23/14  “I have feared, O Lord, your work. In the course of the years make it known, in the course of the years revive it.” ~ Habakkuk 3:2-4 In the course of the years… And I wanted to pray, “Right now!” In the course of the years… And I was asking, “Already!” While I am … More The Value of Time