Begin with the prayer below, then go to the prayer for the day.
God of wisdom and mercy, grant us patience to listen; compassion to be open to other views and opinions; generosity to forgive and grace to change. As you taught us to love our dear neighbor, we pray that you give us strength to be healing instruments of unity and reconciliation.
Day 87: Sunday, April 16
Compassionate God, I pray that elected officials come together to discuss, plan and implement solutions to house our brothers and sisters experiencing homelessness, and provide resources for those struggling to keep their homes.
Day 88: Monday, April 17
I pray that the victims of gun violence, the survivors, and their families find their strength and hope moving forward. Please guide me to be more involved in advocating against gun violence.
Day 89: Tuesday, April 18
Loving God, I pray that the dignity of workers struggling to make ends meet leads their employers to acknowledge their work, respect their rights, and pay a living wage.
Day 90: Wednesday, April 19
Today I pray for sustained energy in advocating for a public policy agenda that is inclusive and diversified, where people’s civic participation is respected and encouraged.
Day 91: Thursday, April 20
God of All, I pray for my brothers and sisters who are discriminated against and are not afforded equitable opportunities to get an education, to earn a living wage, to purchase a home, or to build wealth for their future generations.
Day 92: Friday, April 21
Today I pray that our nation’s leaders and policymakers join in responding to the needs of migrants and refugees seeking a safe place. I pray You touch our hearts so that we work together to welcome them with joy and compassion.
Day 93: Saturday, April 22
EARTH DAY - God of Creation, I pray for ongoing opportunities to connect with nature and be aware of the need to protect our ecosystems. Remind me that my daily practices are currently impacting our common home.
Option to Take Action
Take action to ensure all students in eligible schools have access to nutritious meals.
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