Treasure Island

SIDNEY W. JOHNSTON

(January 10 1939 / Bolder Colorado)

A Prayer of Mourning


Almighty and Ever-Loving God, in You
we place our trust and hope. Violence
and cruelty can have no part with you.
You guide everything with wisdom and
love. Hear the prayers we offer for
those who lost their lives in the attack
on America.

May your love and the peace of our
Lord Jesus Christ bless and console us
and gently wipe the tears from our eyes
and remove the fear from our hearts.

Look also with your favor on the families
and friends who mourn the victims and
comfort them in thier loss. Console
them in the hope that all who trust in
You will find peace and rest in Your
Eternal Kingdom. Bless them with Your
presence and surround us all with Your
love.

Guide those in authority, O Lord. By the
wisdom of our leaders and integrity of
our citizens may harmony be restered
and justice be served. Allow our leaders
to strive in this time of despair for what
is right and just.

Calm this terror that threatens us. Grant
that peace, the fruit of justice and
charity, may reign in America and
thruoghout the world.

Amen

Submitted: Sunday, July 22, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011
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