WE ARE CALLED, in this broken world, to open ourselves to the beauty that persists. To allow ourselves to see and to be stunned.
May you move through this day
with eyes open to the God
who shines like the sun
within and around you.
– Jan L. Richardson
In the Sanctuary of Women
From page 38 of In the Sanctuary of Women: A Companion for Reflection & Prayerby Jan L. Richardson. Copyright © 2010 by Jan L. Richardson. All rights reserved. Used by permission. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
Pray today’s blessing. Share your thoughts.
“Tell us, then, what you think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to the emperor, or not?”
Matthew 22:17, NRSV
As you begin prayer time today, become aware of your breath. Share your thoughts.
The LORD is king; let the peoples tremble! He sits enthroned upon the cherubim; let the earth quake!
Psalm 99:1, NRSV
This Week: pray for community leaders. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room Living Prayer Center or share it in the comment section.
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This week we remember: Ignatius of Antioch (October 17).
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