Erin Strybis

a mother's prayers

Keep Me Awake: Prayer as a Mother

By Erin Strybis / May 15, 2023

“I don’t know exactly what a prayer is. I do know how to pay attention, how to fall down into the grass, how to kneel down in the grass, how to be idle and blessed”  — Mary Oliver, from “The Summer Day” I stand in an open field, watching for signs of rain. An hour…