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Prayers, For a Start

October 28, 2018

Amen ❤️

Jake Owensby

The sorrow and horror I feel at yesterday’s murders at the Living Tree Synagogue in Pittsburgh have left me disoriented and inarticulate. But those events have also strengthened my resolve to act for justice and peace in our land and beyond.

I urge you to join me in resisting hate, prejudice, injustice, and violence in the voting booth, on social media and in our ordinary speech. Speak love. Join the struggle for equality, respect, and freedom for all. Strive for peace and insist on respect for the dignity of every human being.

As a start, I offer these prayer resources for use in your houses of worship, your homes, or wherever you find yourselves this day and beyond. May your hands and feet be animated and guided by these prayers.

A Prayer for the Departed
God, filled with mercy, dwelling in the heavens’ heights, bring proper rest beneath the wings of…

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