Lia McIntosh (Missouri)
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[Jesus] said to [his disciples], “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come." - Luke 11:2 (NRSV)
My daughter Alexis is an active three-year-old who loves
to talk. Her favorite question is, “Why?” Many days we have in-depth conversations about why I go to work, why she goes to school, and even why we have to sleep at night.
Recently she asked, “Why do we pray?” I...
In times of uncertainty, I will pray to God.
Someone learning to pray
Respond by posting a prayer.
Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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