LORD, WE PRAY
not for tranquillity
nor that our tribulations may cease
for thy Spirit
and thy love
that thou grant us
strength and grace
to overcome adversity
through Jesus Christ.
–Girolamo Savanarola, Italy, 15th century
–Weavings, Feb/March/April 2013
From page 48 of Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life, February/March/April 2013. 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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May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, Selah, that your way may be known upon earth, your saving power among all nations.
Psalm 67:1-7, NRSV
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This week we remember:
James the Less. (May 3).
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