Abiding in Hope
The collected prayers, sermons, and spiritual musings of an Episcopal priest
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Nevertheless, Persist-- Sermon for Proper 24C, the 19th Sunday after Pentecost
She was used to waiting around for the left-overs, this unnamed, persistent, probably even irritating widow. Under the law of Mose...
Prayer 2455: 19th Sunday after Pentecost
Holy One, we gather in your courts, and offer our morning praise to you, our hearts overflowing with gratitude for your grace and me...
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Prayer, day 2454
O Holy One of Blessing, my heart lifts in gratitude as I rise to think on your love and everlasting lovingkindness. I lift my eyes to the...
Friday, October 18, 2019
Prayer, day 2453
Most Holy God, who has upheld us by your hand throughout our resting and our waking, we offer our praises and prayers to You, trusting in...
Friday, October 11, 2019
Prayer, day 2446
Beloved Savior, rest your hand of blessing upon us today, and lead us in the way of grace and hope. Help us join in the wonder and awe of...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Prayer, day 2444
Beloved Savior, we come before you seeking your grace and compassion this day: we long for the weight of your hand upon us as we seek to ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Holy One, we give You thanks and praise for your grace and love that sustains us always. Steadfast Redeemer, lead us into all wi...
Monday, October 7, 2019
Prayer day 2442
We come before You in humble prayer, O God, and ask that You rule in our hearts. Drive far from us all fear and anger: fill us with your ...
Sunday, October 6, 2019
Singing the Lord's Song on Alien Soil: Sermon for Proper 22C, the 17th Sunday after Pentecost
We’ve had a lot of really hard readings the last few months, and today is no exception. In the four readings for this weekend, we get com...
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