Dear Friends,

 We hope that you are safe and well.

 Today's Meditation offers William Stafford's "The Way It Is" with a commentary by Naomi Shihab Nye. Trace Haythorn of The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education called it to my attention. What is the thread for you?

 We invite you to join us as we commit ourselves to working tirelessly to end systemic and structural racism in our society, in the church, in healthcare, in the workplace--wherever it shows up so that everyone may come to have more abundant life. May this meditation nourish our contemplative-active hearts and sustain all of us in action.

Dear Friends,

 We hope that you are safe and well.

 Today's Meditation is a reflection by Ann Kansfield on "Praying All the Time: Let the tiny prayers, the big messy prayers, the silent yearning prayers and the in-action prayers be enough, God--for you and for me." And God said, "Amen--Let it be so!"

 We invite you to join us as we commit ourselves to working tirelessly to end systemic and structural racism in our society, in the church, in healthcare, in the workplace--wherever it shows up so that everyone may come to have more abundant life. May this meditation nourish our contemplative-active hearts and sustain all of us in action.

Dear Friends,

 We hope that you are safe and well.

 Today's Veterans' Day Meditation comes to us from Jane Audrey-Neuhauser. It is a thank you to all the men and women who served this country to protect our freedoms and way of life.

 We invite you to join us as we commit ourselves to working tirelessly to end systemic and structural racism in our society, in the church, in healthcare, in the workplace--wherever it shows up so that everyone may come to have more abundant life. May this meditation nourish our contemplative-active hearts and sustain all of us in action.

Dear Friends,

 We hope that you are safe and well.

 Today's Meditation features Joyce Rupp reflecting on what keeps us going. Are you an unbeknownst angel who renews hope in another?

 We invite you to join us as we commit ourselves to working tirelessly to end systemic and structural racism in our society, in the church, in healthcare, in the workplace--wherever it shows up so that everyone may come to have more abundant life. May this meditation nourish our contemplative-active hearts and sustain all of us in action.

Dear Friends,

 We hope that you are safe and well.

 Today's Meditation features Pastor Vince Amlin reflecting on "The Gospel According to Squid Game." How do we grow to lean on the people around us even when they are different than us?

We invite you to join us as we commit ourselves to working tirelessly to end systemic and structural racism in our society, in the church, in healthcare, in the workplace--wherever it shows up so that everyone may come to have more abundant life. May this meditation nourish our contemplative-active hearts and sustain all of us in action.