Every Wednesday

Every Wednesday I will post something about grief. Sometimes it will be a reflection on an aspect of grief’s landscape. Now and then I will share from my own journey of grief, because in the sharing of our stories we find strength and build a community of people that support one another.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Prayer in Times of Evil

Eternal Spirit,
Earth-maker, Pain-bearer, Life-giver.
With the bread we need for today, feed us.
In the hurts we absorb from one another, forgive us.
In times of temptation and test, strengthen us.
From trials too great to endure, spare us.
From the grip of all that is evil, free us,
for you reign in the glory of the power that is love,
now and forever.

            --from the New Zealand/Maori Anglican liturgy

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