Keeping Watch: This Weary World

Keeping Watch: This Weary World

Keeping Watch: This Weary World By Rachel Karman Editor’s Note: This year we’re welcoming advent with a series called Keeping Watch. As we read in Common Prayer, “God getting born in a barn reminds us that God shows up in the most forsaken corners of the earth.” The...
Lessons from Skid Row

Lessons from Skid Row

By Rachel Karman On day one I stepped out of my car just before the police arrived with their bullhorns and ushered patrons to pack up their homes. I yelped as a rat scurried across my shoe, but no one seemed to notice. I began to pray under my breath. Lord, I believe...