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Prayer for Southern California’s Earthquakes

God, the earth stirs and the lamps shake; the highway breaks and fires flare. The fans flee Dodger stadium and the elderly frail and those with heart disease are filled with dread. First responders go out wherever they are needed. … Continue reading

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Prayer after the Alaskan earthquakes

God, we pray for Anchorage, for broken buildings, chaos in homes, the disappearance of the Glenn Highway and an airport road, but mostly for the fear — the way hiding under a desk, falling downstairs, watching the terror of pets, … Continue reading

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We pray for Mexico this evening

God, send rescue to those who are trapped care for those who are injured, a friend to wipe the tears of the ones who mourn, or simply sit beside those who cannot contact some who are dear to them. The … 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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