IMG_3967When you come to us in dreams, O God,
we feel joy in your presence –
our hearts encouraged,
our minds clearer,
our broken places healed.

When you come to us in dreams, O God,
we see a world made new –
all barriers broken down,
all people welcomed in,
all conflicts at an end.

When you come to us in dreams, O God,
we remember what you want from us –
to love one another,
to trust in your words,
to praise you wholeheartedly.

When we wake up to serve you, O God,
may we live out your dream –
of peace fully realized,
of justice completed,
of love without end.


Martha Spong is executive director of RevGalBlogPals and a clergy coach. She is co-author of Denial is My Spiritual Practice (and Other Failures of Faith), with Rachel Hackenberg, and editor of There’s a Woman in the Pulpit, a collection of essays by members of the RevGalBlogPals community. (Photo by Kathryn Z. Johnton.)

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