Wednesday, August 5
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Prayers of the People Who Long for Justice

Prayers of the People Who Long for Justice

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Dear God of love and creativity, hear our prayers. We see your hand at work in everything. We know that you are the one who can bring order to chaos, and God, we are living in chaos. How do we continue to live in the midst of rumors and fake news? Please help us to remember Truth, not truth that changes with the blowing of the breeze. Keep us safe and help us do our part to bring about justice and love others in the way you would ask us to do. Thank you for being the one who shows us the way. Keep our eyes on that way that will lead us in your steps. Amen. So be it.
inspiration
I've been in a space between the now and the not yet for a while now. I find myself wondering when--no, if--it will ever end. I want to move through the bad feelings and claim the victory of getting through it all. This is called spiritual bypassing. It seems as if we should be able to snap our fingers and end the pain and uncertainty. No such luck. Be prepared for the primal scream. It will come. It has to. But this, too, will pass. If you're standing with someone who is going through a liminal space in their life, encourage them to feel the pain, to let it flow through them, and out. It's what will help them get out of the way and find their new thing. If you're feeling this way, you're not alone. I pray you find a soft place to land. My friend Heather Plett explains it mu...