Open our hearts and spirits to the words streamed in the winds of time that come to us as we worship. Remind us, beloved seekers of God, we who persist in hope, and sometimes struggle to walk in hope, remind us that you are with us, now and for all time. Enliven our relationships and ministries, and help us see you anew this day. Amen.
Acrostic of Psalm 111
Believing you show us your power,
cast us not away from you, but
deliver us into full awareness of your presence.
Eagerly we wait,
fully expecting time to practice our faith.
Give us this time,
help us focus.
Inspire us in these moments,
just as you inspired the psalmists.
Keep us mindful of your
Name us once more as your own beloved children.
Open our minds and hearts, that we might
praise you fully!
Quiet the whirlwinds within us.
Restore to us the joy of our
telling us Good News once more, from down below and from
up above, from without and within,
wisdom, that we might
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