God has place this wonderful creation in our hands. As U2 sings, "It's a beautiful day, don't let it slip away." We have this one life to live on this beautiful planet so enjoy these reflections on God, faith, life, and music. "After the flood all of the colors came out. It's a beautiful day."

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Handkerchiefs and Aprons

God did extraordinary miracles through Paul, 12so that when the handkerchiefs or aprons that had touched his skin were brought to the sick, their diseases left them, and the evil spirits came out of them. Acts 19:11-12
Holy One,
we need an extraordinary miracle
there were six mass shootings this week
since Sunday 7 have been killed and 30 injured in 7 incidents
we know about the unique ones (is any shooting in the US unique)
we know about political shootings and employment shootings
but did we hear about the the black bodies killed
we need your healing presence, your healing love

Holy One,
 we need Paul's handkerchiefs or aprons
we need that healing love that moves us beyond our camps
we need that healing love that changes how we react, who we care about
we need those handkerchiefs
we need those scrapes of clothe that older gentlemen still carry to staunch those wounds
we need those aprons
we need that symbol of love and care, that symbol of home and heart
we need that apron that brings your healing love

Holy One,
we need you to touch and heal those wounded by this violence
we need you to touch and heal those who believe violence solves any problem
we need you to touch and heal us
we need your handkerchiefs and aprons
we need you extraordinary miracle

No comments:

Post a Comment