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Prayer for the day from First Kings 19

God, we know you are not — in the winds of Hurricane Florence, the earthquakes of Hokkaido or Arequipa, thirty-eight gas fires in Lawrence and Andover, and wildfires of California. We are sure of that. Help us to know your … Continue reading

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Aftershock – Two Poems

1) for Aotearoa / New Zealand God is not in the earthquake, and God is not in the landslides, rockfalls, terrible rains, aftershocks, tsunamis. God is in evacuators of Kaikoura, the people of courage in Christchurch – barely re-built from … Continue reading

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Prayer for the People of Dolores, Uruguay

I am thankful to Edgardo Marset for this prayer originally posted in Red Crearte for the people of Dolores, Uruguay, after the destruction of the tornado last week. Our prayers continue for them. I am grateful to Lucy Berrios Taveras … Continue reading

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Prayer after the Philadelphia derailment

God, I hunt for this psalm — Some went up to the city on trains doing business and visiting family on rails, then they swept round the curve and reeled in disaster. Your children cried in trouble and their courage … Continue reading

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