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A Poem/Prayer for Summer

June 29th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Faith and the City

Let Me Live Grace-Fully Thank you, Lord, for this season of sun and slow motion, of games and porch sitting, of picnics and light green fireflies on heavy purple evenings; and praise for slight breezes. It’s good, God, as the first long days of your creation. Let this season be for me a time of […]

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Christmas Stories

December 10th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Faith and the City

What are you reading? Every year, as Christmas approaches, I find myself drawn to various classic (and not-so-classic, but still wonderful) stories that capture the season for me. I like to read W.H. Auden’s “For the Time Being”—a powerful poem written during the dark days of the blitzkrieg in London in World War II.  It […]

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