A Lament. In Time of Violence and Grief.
Another shooting. Another explosion of hatred and violence.
More grief, more devastation, in so many lives.
How inadequate I feel, just hearing about this.
Separated by distance, yet I’m a parent, too…
Prayers ascending. Wordless prayers, mostly.
Wrap Your arms around all who grieve.
Comfort those dear ones.
Comfort the devastated. Even us.
Elizabeth is a hospice chaplain at Unity Hospice and pastor at St. Luke’s Christian Community Church (UCC) in the Chicago suburbs, and is a commissioned member in the Federation of Christian Ministries. Elizabeth also holds a Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling in Illinois (certified by IAODAPCA).
She blogs at www.pastorpreacherprayer.com. Her spiritual and theological training and less-anxious presence enable her to bring encouragement, strength and comfort to persons in need.
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