Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Daily Prayer for SUNDAY, January 26, 2020


The Daily Prayer
SUNDAY, January 26, 2020

A poem from American farmer Wendell Berry:

As soon as the generals and the politicos
can predict the motions of your mind,
lose it. Leave it as a sign
to mark the false trail, the way
you didn’t go. Be like the fox
who makes more tracks than necessary,
some in the wrong direction.
Practice resurrection.

Lord, the power of song can stir our hearts to courage and break down walls of resistance. Help us compose lyrics of our lives that move enemies to compassion and make justice to rise up and dance in every corner of the world. Amen.

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