Post Election Prayer


​Mother Hen, Gather your  beautiful tapestry of chicks, including myself who are grieving. We feel afraid and abandoned and unsure of tomorrow. Gather us under your wing. Surround us with your comfort. We’re not trying to rain on anyone’s parade or act less than kind or civil.  We are grieving. We are afraid. We are…

How to Heal from Post Election Grief


Be glad, rejoice in the Lord your God, for he has given you the autumn rains because God is faithful. God sends abundant showers, both autumn and spring rains, as before. Joel 2:23 NIV Great verse for Singing in the Rain but I’m not in the mood. I wish I was because it is definitely raining and my heart…

Nope. My Vagina’s Votin’ – Not a Gender Vote


Facebook is such a happy place during elections.  All the happy vacation photos turn to political rants that no one has the courage to express anywhere but Facebook. The past few days has been gruesome with several male Facebook friends boldly posting how sad they are that a lot of women are voting their “gender”,…

Election Day Prayer – Confirm Our Election


Heavenly Mother, We cry out for your nurturing grace and peace in abundance. We don’t just want to know you, we need you and Jesus our Lord. Confirm our calling and Election. Help us escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires. Add to my faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge,…

1 Prayer to Election Day: United with Christ’s Humility


Abba, We are encouraged from being united with your son, Christ. His love comforts us. Cover us with your Spirit of tenderness and compassion so that we may share it with our neighbors. We pray – make our joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind. We seek humility….

 2 Prayers to Election Day: Healing of the Lord


Great Physician, Heal us Lord. Break the chains of injustice Untie the cords of persecution to set the oppressed free and break our shackles of prejudice. Heal us Lord. You call us to share our food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter— when we see the naked, you call us…

3 Prayers to Election Day: Our Constitution of Hope


Compassionate Ruler, Thank you for your faithful constitution to guide us in our relationships with one another and you. We pray your principles of hope, love and forgiveness guide us through this election season. Thank you for President Obama and his family. I owe them honor and respect for their leadership and care. Bless all…

5 Prayers to Election Day: Freedom Ordained


Adonai , Praise awaits you, our God, to you our promises are fulfilled. You answer prayer. You ordained our freedom. We come to you. When we are overwhelmed by sins, you forgive us. Blessed are those you choose and bring to live with you. Your hope reaches the ends of the earth and the farthest seas. You…

Trainwreck – Why I Stayed


Originally posted on Sisters of Christ:
How does a speeding train blowing its horn, heading in the right direction get derailed? I was moving forward. I had a job, an apartment, an education and I was in graduate school. I was “smart enough” to avoid the trap that kept following me home. I knew I didn’t want…