One of the few original writers for Gifts in Open Hands, More Worship Resources for the Global Community (Pilgrim, 2011, Tirabassi and Eddy) from the United States was Todd Jenkins of Fayettesville, Tennessee. This prayer from his ongoing blog touched me deeply.
so that we can make room
in our homes and hands
to gently cup the beating heart
and fluttering wings of your promise.
Gift us with a peace that nestles us
secured but un-smothered
in a willingness to risk
our whole selves to your providence.
Head over here to read more of Todd’s weekly blog.