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Praying with the 7 Banned Words

Praying with the 7 Banned Words

prayer, Prayer Practice, Resistance
There has been quite a lot of writing going around social media regarding the seven banned words of the CDC.  Now, to be fair, it isn't a literal ban. It is just a ban on words the CDC thinks will sink funding. The words are fetus, transgender, diversity, vulnerable, science-based, evidence-based, and entitlement. (WaPo) The creative responses of poetry and memes has been beautiful to see. Today, I offer to you, a prayer written by Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker, theologian in residence at All Souls Church Unitarian. A CHRISTMAS PRAYER WITH SEVEN WORDS We remember the Magi, Observers of stars, Evidence-based seekers Who found their way to kneel before a baby. May we, too, kneel before life’s intricate mysteries Following the path of science-based searchers for truth We remember...