This candle, a prayer for the nation and for all who are sad, angry, frightened, oppressed, confused–that we may all come to see and respect each other’s humanity, listen to each other, cherish one another, and build a community of compassion, peace, equality, and restorative justice.
For healing for those who have become ill in their sadness and uneasiness. For my friend who died yesterday, suffering terrible fears about her health care, crime and safety, and the future of our country. This candle, a prayer for the nation.
This candle, a prayer for the nation. To love one another as Christ has loved me! That all who come to this nation are embraced for their differences as much as their similarities. That this Nation becomes inclusive, not exclusive. That God’s Peace is shared with all who seek him/her.
This candle, a prayer for the nation. I pray that after this election we will actually listen to each other, and that we will treat everyone with respect so that we can work together for the benefit of all.
This candle, a prayer for the nation. Please Lord, guide the people of this nation to make the right decision when they enter the election booths Tuesday. We need your guidance now more than ever. Amen
This candle, a prayer for the nation. Praying that an unprecedented number of Americans exercise their and do their civic responsibility by voting in this election. Let our united voices be heard loud and clear, and let us remember that our neighbors are our neighbors, not our enemies.
Lord, keep us safe as we vote tomorrow. Help us to remember that the peaceful transfer of power has been a shining hallmark of our democracy and that those who may not agree with us are also your children. May we all work for justice and peace. Amen
This candle, a prayer for the nation. For peace, for God’s Holy Spirit to guide us in our daily communication with others, and for healing of our families, communities, and nation. Lord, hear the prayer of all of your children. Amen