May 22, 2017

Steadfast God, bless the Notre Dame graduates who protested when Mike Pence spoke at their commencement. It was a peaceful demonstration of their support for the LGBTQ community as well as their dissatisfaction with the policies and rhetoric of the current administrati...

May 19, 2017

Creator God, I pray for those who resist our current political fiasco by running for office. Lift those who have a heart for public service. Encourage those who value democracy. Sustain those who invest their time and energy into the common good. Amen.

May 18, 2017

God of Healing, I pray for this brave woman, Molly Young. In the midst of her own struggle with breast cancer, she is resisting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. 

May her doctors, nurses, and other medical care-givers be ridiculously brilliant and sk...

May 17, 2017

Holy God, keep it coming with the journalists. Give them dogged perseverance, reliable sources, desire for truth, and a keen sense of duty. Amen.

May 16, 2017

God of Wisdom, bless Barbara Rank, a retired special education teacher who wrote a brief letter to her local paper in response to a congressman's claim that it is crazy to mandate that insurance cover pregnancy. Ms Rank's concise and elegant letter included these words...

May 15, 2017

God of Creativity and Hope, bless the graduates. Work with and through them to make the world a more just, compassionate, and joyful place. Amen.

May 14, 2017

Merciful God, bless John Oliver. He gambled his career on the belief that a significant number of people in the U.S. would tune in for a lecture once a week. A witty lecture, yes, but fundamentally didactic. He makes us laugh and offers us the knowledge necessary to pa...

May 13, 2017

God of Wisdom and Delight, bless the person or persons behind Merriam-Webster's twitter account. When the current occupant of the White House mangles language--especially when he does so in a misleading or deceptive fashion--the good people at Merriam-Webster tweet acc...

May 12, 2017

God of Righteousness and Peace, bless the 2017 graduates of Bethune-Cookman University, a historically black institution. These graduates refused to normalize the appointment of an unqualified person to the post of Education Secretary by sitting quietly through Betsy D...

May 11, 2017

Holy God, bless Senator John McCain, who appears to be the moral backbone of the Republican party. Grant him strength of purpose as he calls for a select committee to investigate ties between Russia and the current administration. Protect him from pressure to acquiesce...

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