Contributor: Loren McGrail

Rev. Loren McGrail is a mission co-worker for Disciples of Christ and United Church of Christ Global Ministries serving in Israel and Palestine with the YWCA of Palestine. She is the advocacy and Church Relations Officer.

Close to the Gardens of Broken Shadows

Hope on the slopes of hills, facing the dusk and the cannon of time close to the gardens of broken shadows we do what the prisoners do and what the jobless do we cultivate hope. from “Under Siege” by Mahmoud Darwish In God’s garden of broken shadows, facing night and cannons of time, we are commanded to “cultivate hope.” How? How do we dare speak of hope... Read more