Collect our tears
Tears of sadness
tears of joy
Tears of anxiety
Tears that don’t know why they run like rivers down the face
collect our tears in your bottle
And pour them back on us as life-giving water!
– Safiyah Fosua
The Africana Worship Book: Year B
From page 178 of The Africana Worship Book: Year B, edited by Valerie Bridgeman Davis and Safiyah Fosua. Copyright © 2007 by Discipleship Resources. Used by permission. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
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Then a cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud there came a voice, “This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!”
Mark 9:7, NRSV
This Week: Pray for those single mothers and fathers. 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: Margaret Gaffney Haughery (February 9).
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