0148f6fe4a31fd46fda17c67fd737be77bd0c5de8a_00001Oh God!
Where are my words today?
Where do my thoughts go?
What should I pray?
How shall I name?
Who needs these words, these thoughts, these prayers?

As Lent progresses, and my thoughts collide,
I seek to know.
How shall I pray to you – Holy One?

I look around my world:
I see devastation
desperation
deprivation

and also devotion
dependence
direction

Guide us to know how to help
Show us where to speak up
Inspire us to react responsibly
Invigorate us for the road ahead
That we may know, really know,
all is not lost
and in all things, you will be with us.

Hear our prayers,
this Monday in March, in Lent,
with words and with silence
today,
Amen.


Julie Rennick is a Church of Scotland minister, serving a rural community in the village of Earlston in the Scottish Borders. She blogs at A Country Girl and contributed to the RevGals book, There’s a Woman in the Pulpit


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