May all who feel invisible be seen by you, O Christ.
May all who are discarded believe you treasure them.
May the frightened feel safe;
the bruised, soothed; the forgotten,
in you and by you,
O Christ of the cross;
in me and by me,
O Christ of my prayers.
—Pamela C. Hawkins, The Awkward Season: Prayers for Lent
(Upper Room Books, 2009)
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But look here: the Lord’s eyes watch all who honor him,
all who wait for his faithful love
—Psalm 33:18 (CEB)
Prayer for the Week
O loving Christ who waits for us all to move forward, to change inward, to love outward. Wait now with me as I long and learn to become more like you. Guide me to wait with the lost, to stand with the weak, to have a heart for the brokenhearted. Amen.
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