Category Archives: Prayer

Psalm for a Troubled People

Deborah Beach Giordano © August 14, 2017 Psalm 90 ~ interpreted by Deborah Almighty God, in You we live and move and have our being. Before the mountains arose, before the seas brought forth life, from everlasting to everlasting, You are. … Continue reading

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When Violence Arises

Deborah Beach Giordano © June 3, 2017 I wrote this prayer/cry to God in response to the attacks in London today, and reflecting on those in Alexandria, Tanta, Al-Fu’ah, Kafraya, Rashidin, and other places too: Holy One, I just want … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Psalm

On Memorial Day The earth sings to the Beloved: a mournful hymn for those who have died on its countless battlefields: “Too soon, too many, our children sleep within my breast; their bodies still, their voices silenced, their families bereft; … Continue reading

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I Will Prepare a Place for You…

  Deborah Beach Giordano © May 15, 2017 John 14:1-6 ~ as told by Deborah “Don’t go crazy with worry because I’m leaving. Have faith in God, and in me, too. There’s a lot of room in my Father’s house. I … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Shield

The Lorica of Saint Patrick, reinterpreted I arise today through the gracious power of the Eternal: Creator, Redeemer, Enlivening Spirit breathing into me, lifting me up, strengthening my faith and my courage. I arise today inspired by the life, death … Continue reading

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Psalm 27 ~ Faith in Challenging Times

Psalm 27 ~ as interpreted by Deborah The Lord is my light and my life, what do I have to fear? The Lord is my sanctuary, who can harm me? When evildoers attack me they will stutter and stumble and fail. … Continue reading

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God, Alone

You Alone, O Eternal You alone, O Eternal, are worthy of our praise; in You alone we place our faith and trust; on You alone do we rely. When evil threatens to overwhelm us, You are our rock, our fortress, … Continue reading

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