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Prayer for STEM School Highlands Ranch, Colorado

God, we pray for those who are grieving today for the loss of life of Kendrick Castillo who should be graduating from school. Grant them some comfort and the support of others but may they never understand, never forget the … Continue reading

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Prayer of Lament for Chabad of Poway Synagogue

(with some words from Psalm 80) Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you who gather your people tenderly, and shine the light of your face on faces wet with tears of grieving. Guide those who care for the wounded and … Continue reading

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Via Dolorosa

Knoxville, Unitarian Universalist, Oak Creek, Sikh, Overland Park, Jewish, Charleston, African Methodist Episcopal, Nashville, Church of Christ, Sutherland Springs, Baptist, Cairo, Coptic Christian, Quebec City, Muslim, Pittsburgh, Jewish, Christchurch, Muslim. These are the places where people came to worship, and … Continue reading

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A Kiwi response to the tragedy in Christchurch

Shared with me by Rosalie Sugrue of Kapiti God, as citizens of Aotearoa we come to you in shock. Unprecedented slaughter has taken place in our land. Though aware your wonderful world has been marred by human violence since humans … Continue reading

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Prayer for Christchurch

To Allah we belong and to Allah we shall return. Oh Allah, help us in our calamity and replace it with good. (A prayer shared with me by my friend) God, we weep with you for Christchurch, our hearts torn … Continue reading

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Prayer after Thousand Oaks

God of Borderline and Tree of Peace, of music and prayer, of the places people go to be themselves, draw a border in this country against those who fill our lives with weapons, not against those who walk long miles … Continue reading

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Prayer for Pittsburgh

God, we ask your presence among the death at the Tree of Life – for those shocked and mourning — find comfort-givers, for the wounded — healers, for the fearful who shelter in place — the fragile presence of phone … Continue reading

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