A Prayer for Times of Social Conflict and Unrest

This is one of the Collect prayers from this morning’s Daily Office in the Book of Common Prayer. I thought it was wonderfully appropriate given circumstances in our world.

“Increase, O God, the spirit of neighborliness among us, that in peril we may uphold one another, in suffering tend to one another, and in homelessness, loneliness, or exile befriend one another. Grant us brave and enduring hearts that we may strengthen one another, until the disciplines and testing of these days are ended, and you again give peace in our time; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.”

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