That prayer/poem was first shared with over 20 years ago.
About five years ago -- shortly before accepting the call to become Rector of The Falls Church -- I asked Mary, as my birthday present, to splurge on commissioning calligrapher Michael Podesta to write the prayer/poem as something I could frame:
Like I said: I've loved this prayer-poem for over two decades.
But mindful of Tuesday's election results and their aftermath, and because the truths of this prayer-poem tie so nicely with the season of Advent, I'm going to be offering a four-session Adult Forum series on it.*
I'd love to consider together questions such as:
What does it mean -- for an individ…