A Prayer of Joy: December 13

Let us pray:

Gracious God, 
For the ways you hem us in; we are grateful 
For families, tribes, and kindred of blood, choice, and covenant; we give thanks 
Thank you for surrounding us with people who know us in differently-nuanced ways than we know ourselves 
Hold us as we grieve the loss of loved ones to the vicissitudes of life and death 
Bathe us in the sustenance of joy as we journey together and apart. Amen

Written by Rev. Dr. Anthony L. D. Scott, associate conference minister, Rocky Mountain Conference, UCC

This prayer is part of a series of daily reflections for Advent 2021.

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