Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Colt

The Colt That Had Never Been Ridden Luke 19:28–40 Jesus continued on toward Jerusalem. When he was near the Mount of Olives, he told two of the disciples, “Go into the village ahead, and you’ll find a colt that has … Continue reading

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Too Much Noise

Too Much Noise Inspired by Psalm 63 Deborah Beach Giordano © February 26, 2010 Holy God, Light of my Life, Joy of my desiring … I am lonely, I miss Your voice, the touch of Your hand, the grandeur of … Continue reading

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Prayer for Wisdom

A Prayer for Holy Wisdom My constant prayer to the Beloved, my one, sustaining need, is that the gift of holy wisdom shall abide in me forever. I pray that the Merciful One will teach me to show mercy; that … Continue reading

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Holy Comforter

Holy Comforter Inspired by Psalm 27 Deborah Beach Giordano © February 23, 2010 Like a night light shining when I awaken at 3 a.m., the Beloved gives me comfort just when I need it. Like the pink and purple clouds … Continue reading

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Catch & Release

Catch & Release Deborah Beach Giordano © February 22, 2010 Caught in a net, confused and gasping, uncertain where I am, or how I got here, I squirm and struggle. My every effort pulls the ropes tighter. Escape is hopeless. … Continue reading

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Muddy Footprints

Muddy Footprints Deborah Beach Giordano © February 21, 2010 Thank God for dogs, those angels with furry faces, and wet noses, whose muddy paws trample through our hearts, breaking down our resistance to being loved unconditionally. They do not care … Continue reading

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23rd Psalm, Reinterpreted

23rd Psalm, Reinterpreted The Lord is my shepherd, I have everything I need; he brings me to peaceful green pastures, and I rest beside gently flowing streams. He restores my soul, and leads me along paths of grace and joy, … Continue reading

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Adam & Eve, Revisited

A Tasty Temptation Adam & Eve, Revisited Surrendering to desire, succumbing to the allure of the whispered voice describing the authority that could be theirs: Ye shall be as gods! our ancestors ate joyfully, thrilled by the taste of power. … Continue reading

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A love letter from God

on Valentine’s Day A Love Letter from God Every time I see your face My heart sings a note like no other; attuned perfectly to heaven and earth, it sets the moon aglow and makes the stars tremble in anticipation. … Continue reading

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The Disciples Keep Watch

The Disciples Keep Watch We sat near the Lord as he knelt in prayer – again. Never was there such a one for prayer. Late into the night in the darkness, ignoring the cold he stared up at the sky, … Continue reading

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