for the week of Aug 3, 2015


O Thou Great Mystery of Life, we are grateful for another week to serve, and care, for those beyond our own particularly individual concerns.  Help us, we pray, to accept life as it is and not what we want it to be.  Give us the ability to experience circumstances that we find challenging as opportunities to trust You.  May we realize we cannot change others, but with Your help, there is much we can do to change ourselves.  As we accept life on its own terms, help us to make changes as we can, and let go of that which is beyond our control.  In so doing may peace abound today, and every day this week.