Oh God who created all things including humans, we praise your name for you faithfulness.
We praise you just as all of the creatures of the earth sing your praise.
We look forward to that day when we live with you in our eternal home.
In the meantime come make your home in us.
Come into our neighborhoods, our work places, our schools.
Come live in us Lord.
We await the day when every tear will be wiped away and there will be no more grieving.
In the meantime Lord, wipe our tears when we do mourn our losses, like those in West Texas after the explosion.
We look for the day when there will be no more sickness, in the meantime when we are ailing bring your healing touch to our lives.
We look for the day when all things will be new,
in the meantime renew our tired land, our old falling down housing, our broken systems, our empty spaces of worship and our aging bodies.
We await that day Lord, when your justice, your love, your mercy rules and thy kingdom has come.
Amencross posted at A Place for Prayer and revabi's long and winding road