PRAYING RESISTANCE

September 30, 2017

God of Strength, bless Carmen Yulin Cruz Soto, mayor of San Juan. She has been working tirelessly for the people of her city. She told the truth about the horrific conditions after Maria, rejecting the administration's falsehood that what is happening in Puerto Rico is...

September 29, 2017

God of Compassion, bless the companies who are trying to help Puerto Rico. The current administration was slow off the mark to respond to Hurricane Maria, has yet to provide adequate resources, and is hesitant to commit to long term efforts. While a better federal resp...

September 28, 2017

Steadfast God, I lift up those who marched today in St. Paul, Minnesota to protest the proposed Enbridge Line 3 pipeline. While the Enbridge Energy company calls this a "replacement" for an older line, it would cut a new corridor of 160 miles, go over 20 watersheds, an...

September 27, 2017

Holy God, I pray blessing on Doug Jones, a former U.S. attorney who is a candidate to represent Alabama in the senate. Jones is a proponent of fairness, education, affordable health care, and abiding by the Constitution. He speaks out against racism. His opponent, Roy...

September 26, 2017

Gracious God, I pray tonight for everyone doing the difficult work of staying engaged in political discourse and attempting to remain sane. 
Chaos is part of the current administration's agenda. Attacks on the common good from different directions, at different levels...

September 25, 2017

God, I pray for Senators Susan Collins, Rand Paul, and John McCain. So far, they are refusing to vote for a thrown-together mess of a bill that would cause incredible harm to millions of people. 
Yep. The bar is that low. 
Amen.

September 24, 2017

Gracious God, I pray that there are really smart people in Washington, D.C. who are experts on North Korean culture, history, and politics and are working diligently to avoid war. I pray they have counterparts in North Korea, South Korea, and China--smart people who ar...

September 23, 2017

God of Justice, bless Stephen Curry, LeBron James, and other athletes who refuse to accept bigotry, prejudice, and plain old stupid. 

The strategy of dividing Americans against each other in order to gain power has been used for centuries. These guys are naming it. 

May...

September 22, 2017

Steadfast God, bless Senator Kamala Harris, who is calling this latest anti-healthcare bill out for the nonsense it is. Amen.

September 22, 2017

God of Courage, bless the Cahokia Quarterback's Club eight-and-under squad, who knelt during the national anthem before a game this week to support those protesting in St. Louis. Continue the work You have begun in these children. Pour Your blessings on the parents, gr...

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