Holy Week 2 – April 15

Holy Week 2

endings come upon us,

valleys of dry bones

loom

 

how will our bones rise

from deceit and lies

and greed

 

when we have gone

to the dust, refusing

to listen.

 

breathe your breath

into us, re-sinew

us

 

while there is still

time

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Holy Week 1 – April 14

Holy Week 1

on the steps to the cross

there were stumbles

not by you but by us.

 

mixed signals, cross

purposes, bad karmas

how could we miss

your loving so clear.

 

mixed signals, cross

purposes, bad karmas

our answers were wanting

our visions unclear.

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Lent Prayer 40 – April 13

Lent Prayer 40

we cheered you on

especially when we

thought it would go

our way

 

but when it didn’t

follow our script

we turned

and still do.

 

forgive us our stupidity,

cupidity, rapidity,

done-deedity.

 

we don’t make it

home

without you.

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Lent Prayer 39 – April 12

Lent Prayer 39

purity of heart, said

Kierkegaard, is to

will one thing

 

but I do not, and the

tear rends me with

confusion.

 

quiet my heart

O Lord

 

that I may see your

path forward and

let be.

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Lent Prayer 38 -April 11

Lent Prayer 38

in the last days we

seem to cry

about things that

have not gone well

in our lives

 

as if we were supposed

to be immune from

the gifts you gave us of

mortality and limits

 

as if my body was not

joy enough even if not

forever, nor my soul

meant for more.

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Lent Prayer 37 – April 10

Lent Prayer 37

connections opened when

we first stopped hiding

first stopped running

from the truth that

we are not

 

the center.

 

and opened

conversation with

you, the Other, who

led us to an other, thru

whom we came to know

each other, and our selves.

 

thank you.

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Lent Prayer 36 – April 9

Lent Prayer 36

brothers and sisters

saints wait

 

for the unveiling of

new eyes

 

that see what they

see

 

new worlds possible

with grace.

 

lord I want to be in

that number

 

when the saints

…..

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