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Help us remember the needs of the many,
not merely our own.
Beloved, be with all of us in our
leaning into something new
leaning with trust on one another
leaning in toward the light.
Holy God,take away all hatred, prejudice and divisionand all things that interfere with what makes us ONE.May we be united in beliefs and practices of Peace, Faith, and Justice…Empower us…
The blessing of those who speak out against unjust practices and violence The blessing of our communities coming together in time of distress The blessing of the human heart that…
Almighty God, as they walk the halls of sickness, help them to be a healing presence
Heal those who are sick. Restore them to full health.
God we thank you for the brave women who continue to come forward to serve you as Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
“Just trust God. God will provide. Even tomorrow what will happen we don’t know. Believe there is God. God doesn’t always give happy feelings. But in the end we are looking to eternal life. Cooperate and trust and believe. Trust the community and trust God and trust yourself and go day by day and it will take you to the end. You are thinking too much. We don’t know what the future will be.”
The blessing of a new day. The blessing of color and sunlight. The blessing of the gentle breeze. The blessing of the cool shade beneath a tall lush tree. The…
God of hope and possibilities,I am searching.
I have the energy and desire to work with others for the good of all others.
But how, when, where, with whom?
You are a remarkable piece of the puzzle of humanity. Let me fit you into the big picture according to my design.
Provident God, dispelling darkness with the gift of a new dawn, fuel me with sensitivity and wisdom to break boundaries and create hope …
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