Prayer: Speak Woe

A prayer on reading Micah 2: Holy and loving Father, We hope to never hear your words of woe,    rebuke    judgment We hope your eyes were closed,    your back was turned,       or you were sleeping and did not see what thoughts raced through our minds while others slept. We…

First Glance: Psalm 51

  to the leader. A psalm of David, when the prophet Nathan came to him, after he had gone into Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, According to your steadfast love. According to you abundant mercy, Blot out my transgressions.” (Ps. 51:1) Every prayer has a story. Whether it’s the simple cry, “Help!”, a…