A Prayer of Joy: December 18

Let us pray:

In the beginning, 
You hovered over the earth, disordered and full of chaos 
The heavens proclaim your glory, O God
We marvel at the works of your voice and hands
Strengthen our resolve to treat all creatures and terrain as holy
Help us to rehearse our role as caretakers and repent of our habit of conquest
Let us find joy in the babbling brook and the buzzing bee
Let us rejoice in the mountains and in the prairies
Move through our conscience, and through our feet, to quell pollution of water, air, and land. 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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