A Wonderful Prayer

May God bless you with discomfort
At easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships,
So that you may live deep within your heart.

May God bless you with anger
At injustice, oppression and exploitation of people,
So that you may work for justice, freedom and peace.

May God bless you with tears
To shed for those who suffer pain, rejection, hunger, and war,
So that you may reach out your hand to comfort them
And turn their pain into joy.

And may God bless you with enough foolishness
To believe that you can make a difference in the world,
So that you can do what others claim cannot be done
To bring justice and kindness to all our children and the poor.

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8 years ago

Glad to hear you’re back. Our thoughts and pryreas are with you and your family. Hoping that your holidays will still be meaningful and full of memories despite your loss. Wishing you many blessings this season. Sounds like you’ve got the same crud we’re going through. I thought it was going to be a simple head cold, but a day later the chest congestion kicked in and dropped me. The whole family is going through it. Your message of vigilance is particularly important this holiday season. It has been a very distressing year for cops, and we need to take… Read more »

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