YOURS THE SEED, yours the growth;
yours the water, yours the thirst;
yours the wild, yours the tame.
You are within me, O God,
and within all creation —
and you are beyond.
Shape and fill me this day
and all creation
with your grace.
– Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation
From page 67 of Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation by Sam Hamilton-Poore. Copyright © 2008 by Sam Hamilton-Poore. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
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Then Jacob woke from his sleep and said, “Surely the LORD is in this place–and I did not know it!”
Genesis 28:16, NRSV
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This week we remember: Dorothea Dix (July 18).
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