O GOD, Creator and Redeemer,
I bring before you this world you so lovingly made.
Forgive us for the ways we have turned our backs
on you and on one another.
Have mercy on us, O Lord. Have mercy on us.
– Mary Lou Redding
Prayers for Life’s Ordinary and Extraordinary Moments
From “Prayer for a Hurting World,” page 42 in Prayers for Life’s Ordinary and Extraordinary Moments, compiled and edited by Mary Lou Redding. Copyright © 2012 by Upper Room Books. All rights reserved. Used by permission.Sharon Seyfarth Garner http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
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“When they persecute you in one town, flee to the next; for truly I tell you, you will not have gone through all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.”
Matthew 10:23, NRSV
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This week we remember: Boniface (June 13).
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