I pray that I may be
of service to you and your people.
I ask for courage in times
of uncertainty and self-doubt.
I surrender to you my old
notions of who I thought I
should be or could be.
May I trust in your plan.
Lead me safely on this journey
so that I may be your instrument.
– Tessa Lemos del Pinobr
Prayer by Tessa Lemos del Pino, page 48 in Alive Now, May/June 2012. Copyright © 2012 by The Upper Room. All rights reserved. Used by permission. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
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Praise the LORD! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty firmament! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his surpassing greatness!
Psalm 150:1-2, NRSV
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This week we remember
Martin Luther King Jr. (April 4).
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