“EACH DAY, every moment,
you place your hand of blessing
upon the brow of creation.
In your touch, in your words,
the deep, perfect loveliness within.
The deep, perfect loveliness of you.
– Sam Hamilton-Poore
Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation
From page 57 of Earth Gospel by Sam Hamilton-Poore. Copyright © 2008 by Sam Hamilton-Poore. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
Where have you seen God in creation this week? Share your thoughts.
God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior that he might give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. And we are witnesses to these things, and so is the Holy Spirit whom God has given to those who obey him.”
Acts 5:31-32, NRSV
This Week: pray those who new believers. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room Living Prayer Center or share it in the comment section below.
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This week we remember
Martin Luther King Jr. (April 4).
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