Holding in the Light

During Meeting for Worship, many share joys about changes in their lives, new opportunities, new jobs, new ministries, unexpected blessings; others share concerns.  You may wish to carry these joys and concerns in your heart and remember them in your prayers.

 Sunshine and the inspiration, joy, and hope it can bring.

 Safe travels for beloved animals coming to their new home.

 The peaceful death of Karen’s mother.

 Thankfulness for technology which allows connections over long distances.

 Joy in time spent with grandchildren.

Aging and loss of beloved pets.

 April’s high suicide rate and thanks that May has arrived.

 Return of hope for students and others who find April the most difficult month.

 Safe travels for Walter who is grieving the loss of his beloved Martha.

· Police violence suffered by a person in our extended community.

 Distress of young people facing over 400 discriminatory LGBTQ laws.

 Legal issues surrounding court protection for those leaving abusive relationships.

 That we may rise to the challenge of cleaning up and renewing our planet.

I have decided to stick with love because hate is too heavy a burden to bear.”

  — Martin Luther King, Jr.