This week in Advent focuses on peace.

Every night, I pray for peace.

Peace, I ask of you, O Lord.
Peace in my words,
Peace in my hands,
Peace in my memories,
Peace in my home,
Peace in my relationships,
Peace in our world.

The world doesn’t seem peaceful now, does it?

All the more reason to respond to upheaval and distress with compassion, to reach out to those who need help.

I have more to say but not the strength now to say it. Another time.

Peace, I ask of you, O Lord.

Mercy at sunset

Blessing

Thank you for the blessing of peace and the opportunity to bring more of your love to others.

Peace, we ask of you, O Lord.

Renew our eyes to see who our neighbors are.

Rehabilitate our hearts to heal the pain, the lack and the suffering around us.

Restore us to harmony.

Fill us with peace as today ends.

Tell me your thoughts!

Where could you use more peace in your life?

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