Year C - Lent1 or Conviction1
February 14, 2016
You who live in the shelter of meaning,
who abide in name of Beloved,
will say, “My refuge and my trustworthy partners
are G*D and Neighb*r.”
Because you have made this commitment
your place of engagement with everything else,
you will be able to hold steady
in the face of confusion.
These relationships will guard your journey
through every stage of life.
You will be lifted through every sorrow
and lift in return.
You will walk trustingly amid danger and
honor each adversity as a teacher.
Your basic partnership will grow and grow,
inviting new friends, even current enemies.
When pain comes visiting, your friends will gather round
and send it on its way one more time.
In this way life will be deep, whether long or short;