who calls each beloved
who created life from clay and soil,
be with us as we prepare to gather in your creation
as your soil and breath
as your light and hope
in naming the suffering of our family across the globe
open our hearts and spirits and breath into us a renewed sense of purpose
love and determination
to speak with authority, conviction and peace
to hear with clarity, compassion and wisdom
to act with strength, courage and persistence
Guide our hands, hearts and words
so that as we gather together we illumine your Way
and incarnate your Will
to be ambassadors of grace.
photo credit: Jon Genius.