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Prayers for the Heating Earth

It will be a shelter and shade from the heat of the day, and a refuge and hiding place from the storm and rain. Isaiah 4:6 God, for all of those who will suffer this weekfrom the intense heat, we … Continue reading

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Prayers for the Storms in the US South

God who wakes with us in our boatsand holds the rudderagainst all our fears, who sits in our deep storm cellars,beloved homes on a slab,glass fronted businesses,mobile home communities,and never leavesthose who are unhoused alone, we pray for those in … Continue reading

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Prayer from Storm and Heat

For you have been a refuge to the poor, a refuge to the needy in their distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat. (Isaiah 25: 4a) God, from our summer of storms we pray. We … Continue reading

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Prayer in the midst of storms

Risen One, your garden walk this Easter has left all the beautiful services of online churches and is passing through the rubble of Central Texas and Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, George, the Carolinas, gathering your sixteen beloved ones, who … Continue reading

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Prayer in a time of tornadoes

In the last thirty days, O God, there have been thirty dawns, promising the possibilities of a day. and thirty twilights, longer and later and lighter in my hemisphere, singing me an overture to stars. There were also thirty noons, … Continue reading

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Praying in the storms

God, this weekend the storms follow tornado alley, my old home, with winds and sudden twisters, with hail that dents a trailer, makes a hole in a thin asphalt roof. I pray for the unsuspecting from Texas to southern Minnesota, … Continue reading

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Prayer from Elijah for storm victims, for veterans

God of Elijah, you are not heard in hurricanes — Sandy or Bolaven or Isaac or Katrina. You are not heard in earthquakes in Japan or Christchurch or Haiti. You are not heard in tsunamis, tornadoes, nor’easters. You are not … Continue reading

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One of so many prayers from Hurricane Sandy

God, you speak from the siren of first responders and not the whirlwind. You climb poles high as crosses in the rain to string the line and do not surge salt into subway tunnels or ignite the Rockaways. Give to … Continue reading

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