Tag Archives: Elections

Guest Post – Election Day Prayer by Carol Hallman

Carol Hallman, a frequent contributor here has written what is, in essence, the perfect election prayer. May we all pray it from our hearts There’s an election coming, O GodAnd we the people are dividedBy politicsBy policiesOn issues ranging from … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Iowa Caucus

God of complicated galaxies, intricate snowflakes, the sweet definition of every infant’s fingerprint, give wisdom to the shifting grace, of the Iowa caucus — to words of neighbor and stranger, first alignment and final one, and a deep sense of … Continue reading

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A Personal Testimony

Nathaniel Emens has shared his response and some of the memories that shaped it in the days following the United States national elections. How my experiences, history, and religious beliefs are drastically different then the Trump Style of beliefs. I … Continue reading

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Some small quiet words by Catherine Smith

Catherine Smith sent this poem to share … what she calls some small quiet words in the wake of the United States presidential election, but appropriate for all situations. She writes, “These are words I posted yesterday on my blog … Continue reading

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The Work of Elections

(with thanks to Howard Thurman’s deeply meaningful “The Work of Christmas”*) When the speeches and debates are stilled, when the signs have come down from our yards, the traveling journalists are home, and even the pundits have turned to other … Continue reading

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I vote the future

I vote my grandchild’s education and my grandchild’s grandchild’s earth. I vote the future. I vote my faith in the gifts to this country of a child who is today running from the wars of Syria, eating frijoles con arroz … Continue reading

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My favorite number

May “those first amendment people” do something about us all, before and after any election – so we can pray in safety – on Sunday or Friday or Saturday, speak with freedom, read and listen to news that is collected, … Continue reading

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Prayer for the New Hampshire Primary, February 9, 2016

God, we pray for those who vote today – a moment of re-evaluation of what is important for leadership, what is true in speech, and which perspective is most congruent to God’s call to do justice, love kindness and walk … Continue reading

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Peace be upon Zimbabwe’s 2013 National Harmonised Elections.

Lancelot Muteyo invites us all to pray with Zimbabwe that there may be peace in the elections scheduled for July 31. Here is his prayer and he invites his friends from all the globe to pray with him! Please say … Continue reading

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