Monthly Archives: April 2010

Psalm 97, reinterpreted

Psalm 97, reinterpreted Deborah Beach Giordano © April 29, 2010 When God is in charge, the earth rejoices, and the coastlines are filled with glee; there is no thick darkness around them, no sludge of oil blackens their sands or … Continue reading

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Waves of Delight

Waves of Delight Deborah Beach Giordano © April 27, 2010 The waves run to meet the shore, tumbling over themselves in their hurry, roaring out a greeting; overturning the winkles, upending the hermit crabs, tangling the strands of kelp and … Continue reading

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A Springtime Celebration

A Springtime Celebration Deborah Beach Giordano © April 14, 2010 You speak, Holy One, and the earth laughs; delight pours forth greenly sending forth showers of white petals – as gentle as a kiss. Raindrops reach into the ground; the … Continue reading

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Mary Magdalene on Easter Morning

Mary Magdalene on Easter Morning John 20:11-16   The dawn is cold and gray as it has been ten thousand times before; but it had never been so cold so gray; as if the sun had gone dark as if … Continue reading

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Spring, suddenly

Spring   The great green cataclysm a giant pulse of life erupting from the planet filling the air with dusty pollen driving the bees mad with passion. Deborah Beach Giordano © April 9, 2010

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It’s all about God

Inspired by Psalm 29 Ascribe to God, O heavenly beings, ascribe to God glory and strength. Ascribe to God the glory of his name; worship God in holy splendor. Deborah Beach Giordano © April 7, 2010 It’s all about God, … Continue reading

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The temple veil

The Temple Veil Deborah Beach Giordano April 6, 2010 A fragile radiance shimmers above all who gather here; inspiring the faithful, encouraging the seekers, protecting the vulnerable, sheltering the weak, comforting those in need. Revealing the sacred by concealing her … Continue reading

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Fish for Breakfast

Fish for breakfast (John 21:1-14) Deborah Beach Giordano © April 5, 2010 Confused and sad, worried and fearful, the disciples take comfort in the presence of each other. A community of exiles, sharing their wisdom, their stories, their dreams, and … Continue reading

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John 13:1-17

Maundy Thursday Deborah Beach Giordano © April 2, 2010 The meal of remembrance, the prayers of thanksgiving, the wine of celebration … the man at the head of the table arising folding his napkin and setting it aside – starkly … Continue reading

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