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Sunday, December 02, 2007

Sunday Prayer

God, I have so much to be thankful for tonight. For good food shared with friends at LCotC as we prepared the sanctuary for the Advent season. Tonight as storms approach many parts of North America, I pray for safety on our roads and highways. And on this World AIDS Day, I pray for a cure for this horrible disease, and a vaccine so that future generations can be protected.

Loving and Gracious God, in this first week of Advent, help me to slow down. All around me, the world is caught in the traditional vortex of pre-Christmas frenzy. The baking marathons, the over-spending on gifts that never seem to be enough, the parties and visiting that bring both joy and exhaustion...sometimes it overwhelms even the heartiest celebrants of the holiday season.

God, I really want this year to be different. I want to set my sights on the light in the distance – a light that guides us toward Bethlehem and the birth of Christ. That light is gift enough. As the weeks of Advent progress and the church joins in the busy-ness of the season, help to keep us all focused on the greatest gift of all – the One who was born to show us the way of hope, love, peace and joy. The One who taught us to pray together saying…

(Posted by Sue at Inner Dorothy)

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you, Sue, for the beautiful prayer. Amen.


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