HELP ME, dear God,
to see my brother with the eyes of Christ,
to hear my sister with the ears of Christ,
to taste my neighbor’s hunger with the mouth of Christ,
to smell creation’s beauty with the nose of Christ,
to touch the world’s pain with the hands of Christ
and to love life, each life, every life,
with the heart of Christ.
- Sam Hamilton-Poore
Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation
From page 79, Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation. Copyright © 2008 by Sam Hamilton-Poore. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
What opportunities have you had to reflect the nature of Christ? Share your thoughts.
How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we feel before our God because of you?
1 Thessalonians 3:9, NRSV
This Week: pray for those who struggle to forgive. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room Living Prayer Center or share it in the comment section below.
Did You Know?
It’s not too late to join Upper Room eLearning for this year’s online Advent retreat, Singing Mary’s Song: An Advent Message of Hope and Deliverance. Daily meditations, audio readings, and online small group discussions will take us from December 3 – December 29 (eRetreat classroom opens November 30) all from your computer. Join in anytime from anywhere you have Internet access. Learn more.
This week we remember Sister Dorothy Kazel (November 12).
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