You bring alive what once seemed dead
Your word becomes as real as bread
Your love we taste in sips of wine
Your meal reveals the life divine
Jim Burklo, Associate Dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California, writes regularly for the ProgressiveChristianity.org liturgy project. Many of his liturgical materials can be found in his book Birdlike and Barnless: Meditations, Prayers, and Songs for Progressive Christians (2008, St Johann Press). Explore his blog for hymns, prayers and more.