“Help" is a prayer that is always answered. It doesn't matter how you pray--with your head bowed in silence, or crying out in grief, or dancing. Churches are good for prayer, but so are garages and cars and mountains and showers and dance floors. Years ago I wrote an essay that began, "Some people think that God is in the details, but I have come to believe that God is in the bathroom.” - Anne Lamott, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith
Anne Lamott is one of my favorite authors and during this season of summer I have found myself praying in all sorts of places.
Watching from a restaurant deck on the Atlantic as the rain fell into the ocean and in the distance seeing the surfacing of a pod of dolphins. Thank you God for the mystery of your creation.
Read more: Rector's Reflection - Aug 2013