Prayer for New Orleans

God who does not speak the language
of whirlwind, earthquake or fire,
and who names “laughter”
a child born when none was forecast,
never the destruction of children,
call with your still small voice of hope
and send the compassion of friend and stranger
from the midst but not in the making
of hurricane
to this poor Job New Orleans
that all of us, near and far away,
may sing for them like
aching hearts and morning stars. Amen

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.