Monday, September 21
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A Candle in the Dark – Prayerful Tuesday

A Candle in the Dark – Prayerful Tuesday

"Life" Issues, Civil War, community, conflict, death, doubt, Grief, hate, Holy Mystery, Hope, Human Condition, Intecessory Prayer, justice, Lament, Love, mercy, Mystery, overwhelmed, peace, Politics, prayer, Religious War, spiritual practice, Surrender, Uncategorized, violence, war, world
  The news stories of the last few weeks have broken my heart.  Seeing the pictures of wild fires, immigrant children, Palestine, Iraq, and the Ukraine simply overwhelms me with sadness and despair. I think how can one human being do these things to another human being, especially children. I keep asking myself when will this come to an end?  I know it seems as if prayer doesn’t makes a difference and so it feels like a waste of time to offer your prayers.  But heartfelt prayer often leads us into action and that is prayer indeed. You see when many people offer prayers they, we,  form a community of prayer and as a community we can do much.  We can write letters, become involved in interfaith and cross cultural groups standing with those who are victims, or we can help with suppor...