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Prayer for Sleep

Sleep, O sleep in the calm of each calm. Sleep, O sleep in the guidance of all guidance. Sleep, O sleep in the love of all loves. Sleep, O beloved, in the Lord of life. Sleep, O beloved, in the … Continue reading

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Compline Prayer

Be present, O merciful God, and protect us through the hours of this night, so that we who are wearied by the changes and chances of this life may rest in your eternal changelessness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. … Continue reading

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Night Air

There are a few aspects of southern style that have found a soft spot in my Yankee heart. Gradually, my once-standard northerner group greeting “Hey you guys!” has been replaced with the more genteel “All y’all…” Then, there is the … Continue reading

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Christ as a Light

Canticle (Prayer of St. Patrick) Christ, as a light illumine and guide me. Christ, as a shield overshadow me. Christ under me; Christ over me; Christ beside me on my left and my right. This day be within and without … Continue reading

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Super moon

I am writing outside tonight, enjoying the faint breeze on a warm, southern summer night. I have been awaiting tonight’s supermoon to make an appearance just over the tree line, beckoning me as always. As I sit and wait, I … Continue reading

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My Spiritual Journey in Three Acts

This was written for, and shared with, the congregation of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church on May 5, 2013, as a part of our Coffee and Conversation series. The three pieces of art created during our conversation are featured at the … Continue reading

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