GOD OF THE HEAVENS and the earth, We need your peace. Send your gentle, fierce Spirit To all the war-torn lands And broken relationships. Come, God of peace. We need you today. Amen.
- Beth A. Richardson
Child of the Light
From page 93 of CHILD OF THE LIGHT: Walking through Advent and Christmas by Beth A. Richardson. Copyright (c) 2005 by Beth A. Richardson. Published by The Upper Room(R). All Rights Reserved. Used by permission. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
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And this is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight to help you to determine what is best, so that in the day of Christ you may be pure and blameless, having produced the harvest of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ for the glory and praise of God.
Philippians 1:9-11, NRSV
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