Howard Thurman’s When the Song of the Angels is Stilled

When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and princes are home, When the shepherds are back with their flocks, The work of Christmas begins: To find the lost, To heal the broken, To feed the hungry, To release the prisoner, To rebuild the […]

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A Thanksgiving prayer at Christmastime

God in the flesh, Christ- Child, mysterious majesty, today we remember the wonder of Your birth.   We lower our gaze to look at God face- to- face. The beginning meets our start.  This is the heart of the gospel. Because God has come to the lowly, to and through the least likely.  What manner of God is this?  […]

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When God comes to town

God is not a superhero.  Cape exchanged for swaddling clothes, he does give us the image of strength.  He cannot leap over tall buildings.  His parents can’t even find a place to give birth to him. He will cry out for help before the crowds do.  He will not be waving, taking pictures and signing autographs.  […]

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