Oh God, in the morning light you show your glory
The brightness of the sun,
Contrasted with shadows of the earth creatures
Light and dark are both of you

Where I live,
this is a rainy day,
a day when many of us
Will go to the polls to vote,
To engage in our civic duty
A hard won right to vote
For many of us
Guide us in making good decisions
Which will elect leaders who
Care for the people of your earth
And help every one live a
Whole, sustainable, healthy
Good life.
This I believe is your hope for us too.


Prayer poem and photo by Terri C. Pilarski


The Rev. Terri C. Pilarski is an Episcopal priest serving a church in Dearborn, MI. She is a long time blogger (seekingauthenticvoice.blogspot.com) and member of the RevGalBlogPals since 2006.

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