Gracious God, let this prayer and all prayers be votes for the majority rule of love and justice in a free world where forces not so interested in love or justice are casting their votes of evil. Give us persistence in flooding the interior world with requests of the divine Spirit to persuasively lure us away from the folly of hatred and greed, and into the ways of love and justice. Amen.
Monday in 6 Pentecost, July 18, 2022
Lord Jesus Christ, your words impel us to be persistent in prayers; and we seek wisdom in being persistent about wanting good things for our world for its health and healing and we seek such persistent so that our character is formed to be the active answer toward many of the outcomes we desire. Amen.
Sunday, 6 Pentecost, July 17, 2022
God, who has given us the goal of perfection, help us not to dwell in guilt on today's failure or today's success on our path to betterment. Let us integrate our past and our present as preparation for a better tomorrow especially as we embrace the path of perfection not as individual achievement but as the completeness of common good of all people. Amen.
Saturday in 5 Pentecost, July 16, 2022
Gracious God, we are in your presence as recovering hypocrites because the perfection we aspire for and preach is not what we've yet achieved; but we're recovering because we haven't given up on the direction of surpassing ourselves in excellence. Give us patience for ourselves and others as we never cease to quit the path of perfectability. Amen.
Friday in 5 Pentecost, July 15, 2022
God, whose Being has come to languages by language users to mean the superlative horizons in human analogies; we seek today to instantiate greatness in the funneling through action and words of the values of love and justice which we proclaim to best represent the divine greatness. Amen.
Thursday in 5 Pentecost, July 14, 2022
God, whose Plenitude, overloads our cognitive limitations and whose light blinds us; give us wisdom adequate to the tasks of love and justice before us and let our spiritual eyesight progressively adopt to be able to see things clearly in the light of pragmatic insights for active love and justice. Amen.
Wednesday in 5 Pentecost, July 13, 2022
Gracious God who is the supreme projection of Totality by humans who have languages with the word, "ALL." We confess you as ALL and qualify your ALL-ness with words of perfection like ALL-loving and ALL-kind, even though we know such traits do not have coercive sway among us because of the divine quality of being the ALL-FREE One who shares degrees of that freedom with all. Give us grace to use our freedom to make love and kindness the way in which we channel the divine into our lives today. Amen.
Tuesday in 5 Pentecost, July 12, 2022
Risen Christ, you are confessed to be the icon of God within our human experience. As this unique icon, you invite us to orient ourselves toward the horizon of continually surpassing ourselves in excellence, especially the excellences of love and justice in our specific contexts. Give us grace not to be overwhelmed and discouraged by the "not yet" imperfect; but let us keep our eyes upon future self-passability lest we fall into heading in the wrong direction. Amen.
Monday in 5 Pentecost, July 11, 2022
Gracious God, you have made us as both contemplative and active beings; give us grace to prove the pragmatic truth of our contemplation through active works of love and justice. And help us to receive the energy for active love and justice through tapping into the reservoir of contemplative peace. Amen.
Sunday, 5 Pentecost, July 10, 2022
Gracious Christ, you taught us about a Good Samaritan in a wisdom story; help each of us qualify our lives with a designation as a good person when we apply ourselves to being neighborly to all who are put in our way. Amen.
Saturday in 4 Pentecost, July 9, 2022
Lord Jesus, friend of the world, you espoused befriending behaviors in proclaiming the entire world as a neighborhood of God's love; give us grace to befriend and offer care beyond our comfortable circle of acquaintances and so follow you as the friend of all. Amen.
Friday in 4 Pentecost, July 8, 2022
Jesus Christ, you came to teach about the neighborhood of all creation and the importance of continuous reconciling reciprocity among the creatures of the neighborhood to be known as love, justice, kindness, and care. You have placed us as volitional sentient beings in crucial regulatory roles; give us wisdom to use our knowledge, wealth, and power for the perpetual care of your lovely neighborhood. Amen.
Thursday in 4 Pentecost, July 7, 2022
God, without partiality, you bestowed your image upon all people thus making us all neighbors in your grand neighborhood. You endlessly lure us to neighborly care of each other and our total environment and in our failures we have put your neighborhood in danger. Give us heart ears to hear your luring calls of love to set us on the path of reconciling our neighborhoods with you and each other. Amen.
Wednesday in 4 Pentecost, July 6, 2022
Tuesday in 4 Pentecost, July 5, 2022
Creator God, you created everyone to be neighborly neighbors. Teach us to grow in the neighborly values of love, justice, care, and kindness and let us not use inconvenience as an excuse to avoid caring behaviors. Amen.
Monday in 4 Pentecost, July 4, 2022, Independence Day
Gracious God of Freedom, you inspired people of wise observation to craft a new social order with the hopes of eliminating classism and the ills which beset forms of government which neglected the common good; keep the people of this land diligent to seek the common good and continually practice a discipline resist the selfishness of minority and individual interest which encroaches upon what is just for all. Amen.
Sunday, 4 Pentecost, July 3, 2022
Jesus Christ, Lord of the harvest, the alienation of people from the obviousness of the plenitude of God's realm with its love dynamic makes the occasions for enlightenment in love and justice abundant. Give us grace to enable and promote the cause for people to overcome alienation and become converted to love's way of justice and dignity for everyone, because we are called to live together well. Help us learn to live together well. Amen.
Saturday in 3 Pentecost, July 2, 2022
God of Time, bring to a transitional end the wars in our world, especially the ones which are taking precious lives each day; expose the complete waste of cruelty and raise up the creativity of love and justice in people everywhere. Amen.
Friday in 3 Pentecost, July 1, 2022
Gracious God of love, your invitation to love opens us to exploring the endless growth capacity in time to keep finding new occasions to be loving and kind. Give us grace always to be expanding our occasions of loving behaviors to build our resume to promote loving tendencies forever. Amen.
Thursday in 3 Pentecost, June 30, 2022
Everlasting God, you are One who gives us everlasting chances to be reconciled to your love and with each other; grant as many as possible the early acceptance of your reconciling love so that we can know significant harmony and healing. Amen.
Wednesday in 3 Pentecost, June 29, 2022
God of love, forgive us for making our discovery of your love as the cause of such love. We thank you for the joy of the seeming originality of such discoveries even as we confess that you have always, already been Love. Amen.
Tuesday in 3 Pentecost, June 28, 2022
Gracious One, in whose realm we live and have our being; help us to realize the Ground of Being on which we live and free us from the alienation of acting and speaking as though you as All in All does not always exist. Amen.
Monday in 3 Pentecost, June 27, 2022
Gracious God, let us be ripe to want to be know ourselves as children of God today who are loved by you so that we can love one another. Amen.
Sunday, 3 Pentecost, June 26, 2022
Holy Spirit, help us respond to the power to effect patience and self-control in our lives today so that we might learn perfect timing for doing and saying what is appropriate to each situation in our lives. Amen.
Saturday in 2 Pentecost, June 25, 2022
Holy Spirit of kindness and gentleness; such traits do not always seem to be winsome in the times of discord and war. Give us tough and messy kindness and gentleness in times of polarizing anger among people, so that people might be won to the love of God and act differently. Amen.
Friday in 2 Pentecost, June 24, 2022
Gracious Holy Spirit, please increase the inevitability of wisdom in the lives of all people that we might be inspired beyond the ignorance of our herd identity which has robbed us of our freedom to be formed toward enlightened behaviors. Amen.
Thursday in 2 Pentecost, June 23, 2022
Holy Spirit of God who gives the fruit of patience; let us have the tolerance for all who are in the process of surpassing themselves in future states, and as we are always not yet perfect, let the hope of the future perfect inspire patience. But let us not call patience tolerance for the things that we can change. Amen.
Wednesday in 2 Pentecost, June 22, 2022
Holy Spirit, source of love, joy, and peace. Give us the grit of the hard love of justice. Help us to access the joy beyond happiness or sadness. Let your peace reside deeply within us to calm all the surfaces of emotion, will, thought, and action. Amen.
Tuesday in 2 Pentecost, June 21, 2022
Holy Spirit, you are the source of wonderful fruits which are the expression of the best possible human virtue. Let your fruits be the transformation of energies which have been used for counter-virtue behaviors so that we might might fulfill our highest human calling. Amen.
Monday in 2 Pentecost, June 20, 2022 (Juneteenth holiday)
God of Justice and Love, the practice of equal justice for all has been too late to arrive to all people in our country and world; let the gravity of your love continue to bend the arc of justice toward each person coming to know their full dignity as a child of God within their specific communities of people. Amen.
Second Sunday after Pentecost, June 19, 2022
God our Father, on father's day, you have given us your Son Jesus as a way of realizing that being in Christ, we have come to return to you as the Father creator of us and as our parent you lure and coax us to share love and care within the totality of your creation. Give us grace to be good family members of all creation. Amen.
Saturday after Trinity Sunday, June 18, 2022
Gracious God, help us to seek the common good in the lives of everyone in our word; restrain and interdict in consequential ways the tyrants of harm and greed so that all may have enough of the common blessings of life and health. Amen.
Friday after Trinity Sunday, June 17, 2022
Holy Spirit, draw us into being "in-Christ," where we can live beyond the biases and the prejudices which constitute our specific locations. Amen.
Thursday after Trinity Sunday, June 16, 2022
Holy Spirit, create an expanding clean heart to the universe and lure all free agents to the brilliance of love. Amen.
Wednesday after Trinity Sunday, June 15, 2022
God of Plenitude, I cannot avoid continuous events of particularity with very limited fields of insight within the immensity which seems to blur the significance of occasion. Give me grace to value the moment as a nano-drop on the ocean of ultimate reality and let enough goodness be joined together to influence the entire direction of the freedom of life toward the goodness of love and justice. And let our world know significant healing today. Amen.
Tuesday after Trinity Sunday, June 14, 2022
God, Friend of life which is the gift of all being, we seek your guidance in navigating through endless diversity with the grace of harmony to balance diversity for the experience of beauty without harm. Amen.
Monday after Trinity Sunday, June 13, 2022
God of our faith, we have come to persuasion, and are coming to unfolding persuasion about you as we endeavor to grow in the wisdom to clarify continually the nature of our persuasion. We ask for greater adequacy in linking our persuasion with more enlightened wisdom and with the performance of words and deeds of love and justice. Amen.
Trinity Sunday, June 12, 2022
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, how shall we say that we know unless we submit to your Love to be loving in what we do? Nothing but your love will convince people of your dynamic Reality and we ask for grace to be bearers of this dynamic relational love to our world today. Amen.
Saturday after the Day of Pentecost, June 11, 2022
Gracious God, the understanding of you has continuously come to new insights based upon the updating of what loving justice means in the situations of our lives. Give the people who claim the Holy Book as source of their actions, the ability to do the faithful work of finding the current correspondences for what love and justice means for all people. Amen.
Friday after the Day of Pentecost, June 10, 2022
Holy Trinity, we cannot prove you, and yet we can be inspired in meaningful ways to manifest the behaviors of love and justice in our lives. Give us grace to do the evidence of the Trinity in our practice of love and justice. Amen.
Thursday after the Day of Pentecost, June 9, 2022
Eternal Word of God, from whom we know ourselves primarily to be language users; you brought to us within the discursive field an understanding of the Divine in personal modes indicating that loving divine relationship is the origin of a relationships within the created order. Let the energy of the Trinitarian love draw us and motivate us in our actions today. Amen.
Wednesday after the Day of Pentecost, June 8, 2022
God, we understand you to be personal since analogically we believe that using language makes everything personal. We understand Word to be God and Word is the essence of relationship and relationship makes everything personal. We are grateful for the insight that the personal understanding of you as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit establishes dynamic loving relationship as the creative center of all Being. Amen.
Tuesday after the Day of Pentecost, June 7, 2022
Holy Spirit, we have come to name you because we believe in an omnipresence which is the connection experience of conscious and sentient beings able to know that we are not alone and that we experience reciprocity with all other beings. Give us grace to move from "that we are connected" with all, to "how we are connected" to all with love and justice and mutual care. Amen.
Monday, after the Day of Pentecost, June 6, 2022
God, you baffle us with the impossible when Jesus said he was One with the Father and when he said he would send the Spirit to relate his words to us. We confess that a doctrine of the Trinity does not do justice to mystery of all beings all together being one and the Trinity being an instructive intensification of the Oneness of All. Help us to avoid fragmentation and let the central pull of the inertia of the Trinity draw us toward essential Oneness. Amen.
Sunday, The Day of Pentecost, June 5, 2022