September 30, 2020

September 30, 2020

Image: Robin Klitch, niece of Melanie Kyer Orange Orange is a warning. Traffic cones and ribbons mark construction sites. Hunter vests and blazing hats pierce through the trees, Where even bright fall leaves hail winter’s cold. Orange tells us: Pay attention! You have...
September 23, 2020

September 23, 2020

Nina Bisognani SEPTEMBER Peddling my red bike on the Eastern Trail autumn leaves announce my progress dry and crisp and scented faintly of fermented apples. Or perhaps the latter is my own wishful thinking. This season tends to pull me in fragrantly. The conifers of...

The Psalms Project Here in our Meditations During Pandemic blog, members of our congregation are offering new psalms written in response to the times we are passing through—psalms of hope, beseeching, thanksgiving, lament. As you read what is shared, we invite you to...

Psalms Project, Week 4

Image By, Nina Bisognani A Cry for Help I lose heart as seas warm, ice melts, heat unlocks old germs, and the globe spawns new ones.  I struggle to feel your love and to remember that you are always with me. And I am afraid. Give me a sign that you are still with me,...

Psalms Project, Week 3

Images:  Nina Bisognani and Barbara Ryther     Lamentation Psalm   My heart cries, my very bones weep. Emotions wrap tightly around me, binding my hands and my breath. My steps are seasoned with the salt of my tears. Anguish pours unstopped through me,...