A Prayer for Pentecost

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Come Holy Spirit! Come to this traveler, now re-entering home, seeking your wisdom for ways to respond to the sights, sounds, sensations in your world–so variegated, so abundant, so fragile. Come, energize my will to go with the wind on which you soar– to discover truth, to expose lies, to refresh weariness, to act in [Read More...]

Surprising Spirit!

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Pentecost came this Sunday! I have been eager for its celebration this year, but I was finding few resources in poetry and picture that captured what to me was the most intriguing and hopeful gift that the Spirit brings–the element of Surprise. Our preacher began her sermon Sunday, and I was delighted to hear her [Read More...]

Breathing!

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It’s the day to take a Big Breath: PENTECOST! Jesus breathed on them and said to them,”Receive the Holy Spirit.”               John 20:22 I am ready for fresh breathing, new winds, brisk energy. The practices and disciplines of Lent and Eastertide have made demands on my awareness and behavior. [Read More...]


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