Tag Archives: Natural disaster

In the Days of Hurricane Dorian

God, you speak from the siren of first responders and not the whirlwind. You comfort mourners in the Bahamas and those who sift through loss of home and business after the storm stayed and stayed over the islands and you … Continue reading

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Prayers of intercession for India and China

Psalm 137 for India By the waters of Kerala and Karnataka, of Maharashtra and Gujarat of Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, of Goa and Andhra Pradesh, we sit down and weep for those who grieve their dead, for those in … Continue reading

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Prayer for the aftermath of Hurricane Michael

God, wherever two or three are gathered together waiting in a line at a grocery store – ten allowed in at a time — nothing fresh, or hoping for gasoline, wondering when the roof, the walls, the torn up floor … Continue reading

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Prayer for Hurricane Michael

Keep alert, stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 God, to forecasters and first responders across the panhandle, the Big Bend, the west coast — give wisdom. to restaurant owners with boards on their windows … Continue reading

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Prayer for Palu and Donggala, Sulawesi

God, walk across your broken city and your small fishing town, lifting into light each one who has died, searching like families do for those who struck by earthquake rubble and those swept away in tsunami force. Dry away their … Continue reading

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Prayer for Marshalltown, Pella, Bondurant, Iowa after the tornadoes

Bless hospital patients evacuated and those who offer emergency care in new settings. Bless those in the shelter in Tama whose homes were destroyed and those who begin the work of clearing, finding pieces of memories, and making new ones. … Continue reading

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Sorrowful mystery, for Puerto Rico

Ave Maria, empty of storm. Magnificat-singer of the poor and fearful, you are with Puerto Rico. Blessed are your children who truly care for those without water, and blessed are those who give fruit, bread, gasoline, a road cleared. Jesus, … Continue reading

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