Most Loving God, who has heard of such love? Jesus, whose hands offered justice and mercy—pierced. Jesus, whose footsteps crossed lines of suspicion and hatred—pierced. Jesus, whose bowed head gathered all in love—pierced and broken. O God, may my life be as dear to me as it is to Christ. May such love be the net cast upon us all, binding each one to the other. May it be so. Amen.
Lent 2021: Prayers for Hope and
Written by Terry Ewing, Vice President of Advancement