Earlier Reflections
Jesus Is Here (John 20:19-31) – Thursday, April 4, 2024
On This Side of Easter (John 12:1-19) – Friday, March 22, 2024
A Prayer for Lent (Psalm 51:1-12) – Friday, March 15, 2024
Take up a Cross? Part Three (Mark 8:31-38) – Friday, February 23, 2024
Take up a Cross? Part Two (Mark 8:31-38) – Thursday, February 22, 2024
Take up a Cross? Part One (Mark 8:31-38) – Tuesday, February 20, 2024
When the Spirit Moves (Mark 1:9-15) – Friday, February 16, 2024
what if we listen? (Mark 9:2-9) – Thursday, February 8, 2024
what powers will sway us? (Mark 1:21-28) – Tuesday, January 23, 2024
who are we to God? – Friday, January 19, 2024
Loving Our Way into a New Year (part two) – Saturday, January 6, 2024
Loving Our Way into a New Year (part one) – Wednesday, January 3, 2024
"wherever there is love" – Thursday, December 28, 2023
"a guest of Christianity" – Tuesday, December 26, 2023
small – Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Mary's Song (Luke 1:46b-55) – Friday, December 15, 2023
On Any Day, At Any Hour (Mark 13:24-37) – Thursday, November 30, 2023
Frederick Buechner called it a crazy, holy grace – Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Unmasking the Greed System (Matthew 25:14-30) – Thursday, November 16, 2023
when everyone is there (Matthew 25:1-13) – Saturday, November 11, 2023
Beyond the "Inevitable" – Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Making Peace Real (Philippians 4:8-9) – Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Love Without Borders (Matthew 21:28-32) – Friday, September 29, 2023
A God Who Listens to Our Grumbling – Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Thomas helps us be brave – Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Mary Oliver and Psalm 19 – Monday, September 4, 2023
first monarch – Monday, August 28, 2023
a prayer for courage – Friday, August 25, 2023
Jesus Grew Too – Friday, August 18, 2023
Wild Faith--God's and Ours – Thursday, July 20, 2023
Parable of the Undaunted Sower – Friday, July 14, 2023
"Earthrise" by Amanda Gorman – Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Jesus: "My yoke is lovingkindness." – Monday, July 3, 2023
Daring to Dream – Thursday, June 29, 2023
sparrows – Friday, June 23, 2023
Juneteenth – Sunday, June 18, 2023
A Wake-up Call from Gwen – Thursday, June 15, 2023
Roadside Mindfulness – Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Greening Time – Saturday, May 27, 2023
In the Midst: Psalm 8 – Sunday, May 14, 2023
Justin Jones: "I sang the entire time" – Friday, April 28, 2023
What If the Earth Loves You Back? – Friday, April 21, 2023
Thomas: Dancing with Doubt – Friday, April 14, 2023
senseless ??? – Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Equinox Faith – Monday, March 20, 2023
Ancient Gaelic Prayer – Thursday, March 16, 2023
Nicodemus listens to the wind – Friday, March 3, 2023
Peter wants to do something! (Matthew 17:1-9) – Friday, February 17, 2023
James Baldwin, full of grace and truth – Monday, February 6, 2023
*We* are God's Light ! – Thursday, February 2, 2023
Every Race Has God's Face – Saturday, January 28, 2023
Micah 6:8... T-Shirt or Mug? – Thursday, January 26, 2023
Charles Blow Won't Lie to Himself about Guns – Tuesday, January 24, 2023
R.O. Kwon: Our Breaking Hearts – Sunday, January 22, 2023
The Rev. Dr. MLK: First Step – Monday, January 16, 2023
Bishop Tutu: "Made for Love" – Sunday, January 1, 2023
"Unresolved in 2023" by Lara Tupper – Friday, December 30, 2022
Prayers for Jamie Raskin, Prophet and Healer – Thursday, December 29, 2022
How We Are Now – Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Is It Possible? – Thursday, December 22, 2022
Officer Harry Dunn on Truth-Telling – Tuesday, December 6, 2022
John the Baptist announces God's kin-dom – Friday, December 2, 2022
Hopes and Longings – Friday, November 25, 2022
Thankful – Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Our Otherness with Each Other – Monday, November 14, 2022
Happy!!! (exploring Luke 19:1-10) – Thursday, October 27, 2022
Love Song – Monday, October 17, 2022
Jesus in the spaces between us – Thursday, October 6, 2022
together in the anxiety boat – Sunday, October 2, 2022
Expanding the Reach of Our Loving Hearts – Thursday, September 22, 2022
Openings – Monday, September 5, 2022
Luke 14: is our worth based on our wealth? – Friday, August 26, 2022
mindfulness in < 178 words: present moment – Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Friends of the Earth, Rejoice! – Monday, August 8, 2022
North goes to the vet, by Mary Bookout – Friday, July 22, 2022
Martha, Mary, and The Smothers Brothers – Friday, July 15, 2022
Please Don't Tell Buddha – Tuesday, July 5, 2022
What Easter Means to Jesus – Thursday, April 14, 2022
Spiritual Tenacity – Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Seeds of Peace: Archbishop Romero – Thursday, March 24, 2022
Hot Fresh Food for Ukrainians 24/7 – Sunday, March 20, 2022
A Vision from Dr. King – Friday, March 18, 2022
praying with the people of Ukraine – Thursday, March 17, 2022
Truth in the Inward Being – Friday, March 11, 2022
on video from Ukraine – Friday, March 4, 2022
Bishop Tutu: True Reconciliation – Friday, February 11, 2022
Dr. Willie James Jennings: Within the Everyday – Thursday, February 10, 2022
People Fearful, Jesus Nearly Killed – Friday, February 4, 2022
Jesus Gets Real – Thursday, January 27, 2022
Thich Nhat Hanh Smiling – Saturday, January 22, 2022
Angels, Stars, and Dreams – Tuesday, January 4, 2022
World Unready, Jesus Unreceived – Saturday, January 1, 2022
All This – Monday, December 27, 2021
Christmas Begins – Friday, December 24, 2021
Black Lives Matter: In Honor of Ahmaud Arbery – Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Pilate Can't Listen – Saturday, November 20, 2021
Under Ruth's Wing – Saturday, October 30, 2021
Thank You, Chip the Monk – Tuesday, October 26, 2021
The Least of These – Thursday, October 7, 2021
Psalm 19: A Gender-Affirming Version – Friday, September 17, 2021
The Land of the Living – Friday, September 10, 2021
Now Is the Time for Turning – Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Ezra Klein on Iraq: Let's Not Pretend – Monday, August 30, 2021
Deep Well of Divine Grace – Friday, August 27, 2021
A Taboo Truth – Monday, August 23, 2021
Spiritual Armor – Friday, August 20, 2021
Love, Trust, and Truth – Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Putting Away Falsehood – Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Yearning, Bread, and Presence – Monday, August 2, 2021
Echoes of God – Sunday, August 1, 2021
Psalm 4 and the Beatles – Wednesday, June 9, 2021
what Rev. Al said – Sunday, April 25, 2021
Earth's Sound System – Thursday, April 22, 2021
Tuned In – Saturday, April 17, 2021
Can We Stop? – Wednesday, April 14, 2021
How to Greet a Day – Sunday, April 4, 2021
Love's Infinity – Thursday, April 1, 2021
When Jesus Prays for Help – Monday, March 29, 2021
Asian Is Not a Virus – Friday, March 19, 2021
never, ever – Sunday, March 7, 2021
crucifixion then and now – Friday, March 5, 2021
Organ Pipe Icicles – Friday, February 26, 2021
Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz – Monday, February 1, 2021
Nine Robins – Saturday, January 23, 2021
God's Love, for Jesus and for Us – Sunday, January 10, 2021
Arriving Home – Sunday, November 15, 2020
Learning to Vote for Everybody – Sunday, October 18, 2020
wild snapdragons – Tuesday, October 6, 2020
A Page from Dr. King – Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Friday Midnight – Friday, April 10, 2020
As I Have Loved You – Thursday, April 9, 2020
Bees Turn Somersaults – Sunday, March 8, 2020
let it go – Friday, February 28, 2020
no such thing as just a walk – Saturday, January 4, 2020
Touch the Earth – Friday, January 3, 2020
In Challenging Times – Friday, July 12, 2019
Everyone Who Loves – Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Coming Alive – Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Sonoran Desert – Saturday, February 9, 2019
At the Window – Wednesday, January 30, 2019
A Gospel that Heals – Sunday, January 20, 2019
Was the Water Warm? – Thursday, October 4, 2018
Walking with Thich Nhat Hanh – Monday, July 23, 2018
Just Because – Monday, May 7, 2018
Spring Day – Monday, April 23, 2018
One Being – Sunday, March 11, 2018
Eternal Belonging – Thursday, January 25, 2018
Like a Tree – Sunday, January 21, 2018
Seeing Through – Monday, October 23, 2017
Blessed Peacemakers – Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Summer Rhythms – Thursday, July 6, 2017
Just Now – Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Who Knew? – Wednesday, May 3, 2017
New Leaves – Monday, May 1, 2017
Springboard – Thursday, March 2, 2017
Beginner's Mind – Monday, February 27, 2017
looking around – Friday, December 30, 2016
Over the Lake – Friday, November 25, 2016
autumn morning on the porch – Friday, November 18, 2016
art-deco cloudscape – Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Rain! – Tuesday, August 16, 2016
saying a new thing – Saturday, July 16, 2016
Warblers All Around – Monday, May 9, 2016
Opening the Heart – Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Gazing at Snow – Tuesday, April 5, 2016
On Retreat with Jack Kornfield – Sunday, April 3, 2016
Home Plate – Saturday, April 2, 2016
Winter Trees – Thursday, March 17, 2016
Reading Pema Chodron – Monday, February 1, 2016
Ice on the Lake – Friday, January 22, 2016
All Day Long – Thursday, January 21, 2016
The Gift of Time – Friday, January 1, 2016
Little Things, or Maybe Not – Saturday, November 28, 2015
What Activists Can Do – Friday, November 6, 2015
October Afternoon – Monday, October 12, 2015
Back to School – Friday, September 18, 2015
Motel Pool – Saturday, August 15, 2015
Tumbling – Tuesday, July 28, 2015
In the Evening – Monday, May 25, 2015
St. Patrick's Day – Tuesday, March 17, 2015
In Motion – Friday, March 13, 2015
Winter Robin – Thursday, February 26, 2015
Gentleness – Wednesday, February 25, 2015
God's Faith in Us – Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Beautiful Light – Monday, February 23, 2015
Always and Everywhere – Sunday, February 22, 2015
With the Trees – Saturday, February 21, 2015
Minus Nine – Friday, February 20, 2015
Shoveling Snow with Billy Collins – Thursday, February 19, 2015
Thin Places – Wednesday, February 18, 2015
in and of the world – Sunday, February 1, 2015
Bright Blue Sky – Sunday, February 1, 2015
A Hundred Buffleheads – Friday, November 28, 2014
First Snow – Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Leaves Float Down – Friday, November 14, 2014
Cloudy Morning – Monday, November 10, 2014
When the Breeze Comes – Tuesday, October 28, 2014
All the Children – Friday, October 17, 2014
Happy September – Tuesday, September 9, 2014
When Time Expands – Friday, September 5, 2014
Moon and Mars – Saturday, July 5, 2014
Learning from the Earth – Friday, June 6, 2014
Slipping into Prayer – Friday, May 16, 2014
Thomas – Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Guests – Monday, March 17, 2014
Late Winter Moon – Friday, March 7, 2014
In a Minute – Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Gentle Winter – Friday, January 10, 2014
New Year's Eve – Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Advent Voices – Friday, December 6, 2013
Late into November – Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Just What We Need – Friday, November 15, 2013
Right Here – Friday, October 25, 2013
Come On In – Thursday, October 10, 2013
Zuli Is Here – Sunday, October 6, 2013
Behold – Wednesday, September 18, 2013
For the Asking – Thursday, September 12, 2013
A New Habitat – Tuesday, September 10, 2013
A Visit – Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Appearance – Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Evening Walk – Thursday, August 22, 2013
On Our Way – Saturday, August 17, 2013
A Growing Circle – Monday, August 5, 2013
Happiness Matters – Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Cold July Rain – Friday, July 19, 2013
People Are Talking – Saturday, July 6, 2013
A Journey with Mary Pipher – Friday, June 28, 2013
Middle of June – Saturday, June 15, 2013
Love Keeps Shining – Thursday, June 6, 2013
Who's Driving? – Saturday, May 11, 2013
Amazed All Over Again – Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Not Far Away – Saturday, April 20, 2013
Peeper Time – Sunday, April 14, 2013
Easter Everywhere – Saturday, March 30, 2013
first breath of green – Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Waking Hour – Friday, March 8, 2013
Any Moment – Friday, February 22, 2013
Desert Afternoon – Saturday, February 16, 2013
A Daunting Call – Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Before Sunrise – Friday, January 25, 2013
Martin Espada's Call – Monday, January 21, 2013
In the Wilderness – Sunday, December 2, 2012
All in One Day – Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Wild Grace – Thursday, November 8, 2012
Knit Together – Thursday, October 11, 2012
Going There – Thursday, October 4, 2012
Our Days – Thursday, September 27, 2012
After the Silence – Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Out in the Wind – Thursday, September 13, 2012
Awake in the Night – Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Jesus Loves the One Percent – Tuesday, August 14, 2012
In a Beginning – Tuesday, August 7, 2012