Apparently, throughout the pandemic not only did I listen to podcasts like the White Vault, Welcome to NightVale, everything LeVar Burton Reads, The Black Tapes. …
Isaiah 40:6 — A voice says, “Unmute yourself!” And I said, “How do I unmute?”
Words flowing in this age of Zoom and this hopeful time of Advent, from Isaiah 40:6 “A Voice says, Unmute yourself! But why shall I unmute?”
A voice says, “Declare!”
But what shall I declare?
All life is like the grass.
All of its grace and beauty fades like the wild flowers in a field.
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The prompts for the entire season of Advent are as follows:
is to take notice of the wonder,
to regain the sense of the mystery
that animates all beings,
the divine margin
in all attainments.
Prayer is our humble answer
to the inconceivable surprise of living.
It is all we can offer in return
for the mystery
“To love another person is to see the face of God.”
Victor Hugo, Les Miserables.
What is reflected back
To your very being,
When you see
This is the face,
And the stride
Of a Woman
Deeply rooted in her commitment
Rising from a place of crumbling…
One of my new projects peeps! So much has been happening AND I need to massively update this blog so here we go!
“Womanist is to feminist, as purple is to lavender.” Alice Walker spoke of the strength and the importance of Women, especially Women of Culture/Language and yes, even…
I am still here.
The global pandemic of COVID-19 thrust me into almost daily interaction with the community I serve; task force duties on a couple of committees I was thrust in, and constantly creating content.
So I forgot to post here.
But, I have updates.
First, I will be…
In these times
When we are struggling
In keeping our authentic,
When we can’t just dismiss someone’s pain
With a cliché verse from Scriptures
When we profess
In our liturgy
But not always
With our actions