October 7, 2009

This week we turn to God with a prayer for When Things Go Wrong.

We hope this prayer and related readings will enliven your spirit and enrich your unfolding journey of faith.

May God's peace be with you~

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Prayer for When Things Go Wrong


Gracious God, I am easily undone when things don't go my way, when troubles descend, when negativity circles.

When I begin unraveling, gather the tatters and weave them into wholeness again. Make me bold enough to look past the bad in a situation and unearth the good at the center of our lives.

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Pentecost Calendar

The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy.

—John Galsworthy

from Practicing Holiness on Ordinary Days: 
A quote-a-day calendar
for the season of Pentecost-

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