Still South Sudan. Kabul again. And now Munich:
My selfish prayer is to make it at least a week without some reason for a prayer for peace or a prayer to end the senseless violence. I believe the universe is fundamentally gracious, and yet the evidence to contrary is relentless. May we not just pray but work for peace, to not just speak back but live in ways that do not allow the demagoguery and cynicism of this age define who we are or how we shall be. May we live in hope.