Some songs have meaning in my heart. Some songs just remind me of Dad’s faith.
Tag Archives: Grief
Songs in my grief
A few weeks ago there was a song that was sung in a prayer service as our diocese prepared to elect a new bishop. It was new so it was hard to follow and sing. I knew it was probably a newer one from another source so I looked it up. It’s a beautiful songContinue reading “Songs in my grief”
I love you, Dad
The Word, the Table, and the Body
Last Sunday I needed the Body of Christ. I needed the deep traditions of the Church to carry me. I was away from home, my dad had just passed, a hard week lay ahead.
Deep prayers that carry us
A few weeks ago I preached in my home church on the subject of prayer. It was a basic reminder that we, as Anglicans, have the Book of Common Prayer to help in times of prayer. It is a wonderful tool.
This picture… a prayer vigil… looks of hopelessness, looks of grief… wailing… mourning… Another shooting in a city I have loved… during the trial of another police shooting The cry of my heart… HOW LONG, O LORD?
The grief I still feel
7 You deceived me, Lord, and I was deceived; you overpowered me and prevailed.I am ridiculed all day long; everyone mocks me.8 Whenever I speak, I cry out proclaiming violence and destruction.So the word of the Lord has brought me insult and reproach all day long.9 But if I say, “I will not mention his word or speak anymore in his name,”his wordContinue reading “The grief I still feel”
The beauty and comfort of the Body of Christ
It’s been a week since my father-in-law passed away. I give thanks for the Body of Christ.
Holy Saturday in the time of coronavirus
The past few years I have tried to stay as “still” as I can and reflect on the darkness that would have surrounded the disciple. The loss. The questions. The grief.