The Unconditional

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Prayer

Most Holy and Unnameable Presence, fill us with the balm of divine love and guide us on the turbulent seas of self surrender. Instruct us in the ways of truth, and fill our spirits with the beauty of your holy light. Please grant us the strength to understand the nothingness, the compassion to confront our …

The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Prayer

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the …

Hymn to Holy Sophia

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Prayer

  O, Hagia Sophia, Holy Wisdom, everything we are and everything we have you gave us.  The very air we breathe and the eyes with which we see you fashioned. The mind that draws these words out of silence and etches them into the tablet of time, you made.  You surround us with beauty: the …