Tuesday Prayer, in which God asks us, “How much longer?”

Holy God, We’ve had one extraordinary day after another, composed of violence and disaster and death; we’ve reacted with fear, grief, exhaustion, anger, and despair. We ask you, how long? You ask us the same. How much longer until people say no to leaders who stir up hate? How much longer until people put down… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

Tender God, the world makes us weep, and so we can only imagine that you weep, too, seeing your people burned, forced from home, battered by wind and storm, and shaken by earthquakes. We bring our tears to mix with yours, praying for your great care to touch the injured, the grieving, the newly homeless.… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

Tender God, we lift toward you the makeshift family of all those joined together by shared suffering. Look with mercy, we beg you, on your people displaced by ethnic cleansing, carrying their belongings on weary backs, on those cleaning up after earthquakes and storms, looking at the wreck of their homes, searching through rubble for… Read More