14 August 2006

A Prayer ...

... for a fellow RevGal who is going through a rough stretch with her community. You can read about it here and then click on "next entry" four or five times to get the whole story. It's a terrible tragedy.

May God shed the light of His grace and mercy and compassion on Cheesehead and all of her people during this time of tragedy and trial. We pray you gracious God to send your peace which passes all understanding to all of the family members of the victim; that they might know Your redeeming love in ways deeper and wider than ever. That they might experience redemption in such a way that their relationships might be redeemed at some point in the future. Father we especially hold Cheesehead up to you during this time and ask for extra helpings of strength and grace for her as she tends to your flock, binding up the brokenhearted, and tending to her own wounds as well. Lord, it is not enough for us to know that the world is full of evil, we beseech you for reminders that You are good. That it is in You we will find our strength and our joy regardless of the situation. We thank you for your steady right hand supporting Cheesehead and your loving left arm that is embracing her as she goes. It is in the name of your precious Son, given that we might live, that we pray this night ... Amen.

3 Comments:

Blogger revabi said...

what a sweet and powerful prayer for Cheesehead and her community.

8/14/2006 11:19:00 PM  
Blogger Princess of Everything (and then some) said...

Oh your prayer is beautiful. Thank you so much for that today. It touched me so much.

8/15/2006 11:18:00 AM  
Blogger St. Casserole said...

Thank you, we are praying, too.

I LOVE our RGBP Community!

8/16/2006 08:22:00 AM  

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