Prayer of the Day

Loving God, help me identify in my life all that should rightly die — tired habits, fruitless longings, old grudges. As you raised Jesus from the grave, resurrect in me faith, hope, and love that I may live in praise of you. Amen.

Prayer of the Day

Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow, grow.” The Talmud

Prayer of the Day

Happily I go forth. Happily may I walk. Happily, with abundant dark clouds, may I walk. Happily, with abundant plants, may I walk. Happily, on a trail of pollen, may I walk. May it be beautiful before me. May it be beautiful behind me. May it be beautiful below me. May it be beautiful above …

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Prayer of the Day

Creator God, help us build a new world in the midst of the old. A world where all workers are valued. A world where those who clean house are also able to buy houses to live in. A world where those who grow food can also afford to eat their fill. Excerpt from “A Prayer …

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Prayer of the Day

If I say ‘Surely the darkness shall cover me and the light around me become night’ even the darkness is not dark to you. The night is as bright as the day, for darkness is as light to you. Psalm 139.11-12

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Prayer of the Day

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. Psalm 51: 10-12

Prayer of the Day

Whatever ultimate meaning life may have, this much can be said already– life is a call to share in the world’s making. It is a chance to intervene, to contribute, to enhance what exists by the sheer power of one’s own presence and activity. Robert O. Johann