UNDER THE EDGE of darkness, O Holy Spirit, you are a trace of light.
You are a peace that startles my fear.
You are a promise that shatters my doubt.
Stay with me, O Spirit,
in my coming and going,
in my doing and believing,
in my trying and trusting,
for now and forever. Amen.
– Pamela Hawkins
The Awkward Season: Prayers for Lent
From page 81 of The Awkward Season: Prayers for Lent. Copyright © 2009 by Pamela Hawkins. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
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So Moses made a serpent of bronze, and put it upon a pole; and whenever a serpent bit someone, that person would look at the serpent of bronze and live.
Numbers 21:9, NRSV
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This week we remember: John of God (March 8).
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