Pray- July 16, 2020
Scripture: Matthew 26:1-16
Blessings are often filled with language that gives us comfort and peace. This blessing offers a different perspective and reminds us, like Jesus, we need to sit at the table with those different than us sometimes. For today’s prayer time, meditate on this Fransican Blessing, author unknown.
May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart.
May God bless you with anger at injustice, oppression and exploitation of people, so that you may work for justice, freedom and peace.
May God bless you with tears to shed for those who suffer from pain, rejection, starvation, and war, so that you may reach out your hand to comfort them and turn their pain to joy.
And may God bless you with enough foolishness to believe that you can make a difference in this world, so that you can do what others claim cannot be done.