A Prayer in Darkness

God, where are you? I beg, I plead … and you do not answer. I shout, I yell … and get nothing. Break your silence, O God. Speak to me! Teach me! Rebuke me! Strike me down! But do not remain silent. The God who is mute. Is that who you are? You have revealed yourself...
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Searching for Faith

God, today I resonate with the desperate cry in the Gospel, “I believe, help my unbelief.” Sometimes I think I operate my life out of more doubt than faith. And yet I want to believe … and I do believe. I’m a complex creature. At times I can believe with...
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Hope in God

How, O Lord, can I have hope when this world is such an insecure place? Natural calamities destroy. Economic uncertainties abound. Human beings kill. I AM the light of the world. What, O God, is reliable? What is secure? Not people Not institutions. Not governments. I AM the way,...
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Declaring the Glory of God

The forms and individual characters of living and growing things, of inanimate beings, of animals and flowers and all nature, constitute their holiness in the sight of God. Their inscape is their sanctity. It is the imprint of his wisdom and his reality in them. The special...
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A Prayer of Awe

You, O Eternal Trinity, are a deep sea into which, the more I enter, the more I find, and the more I find, the more I seek. O abyss, O eternal Godhead, O sea profound, what more could you give me than yourself? Amen. Catherine of Siena
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