By Rev. Christian Iosso, Social Witness Coordinator at Presbyterian Church (USA), co-convener, NCC Joint Action and Advocacy for Justice and Peace Convening Table
Great God, we imagine you in immense spaces like the sky, the ocean, the open desert, the high mountaintop, but you are the Indweller within, above all. Rarely have health and justice been so clearly intertwined as they are today, and the risks taken by caregivers so serious. The wholeness of the human race is being tested and the insufficiency of nationalism is being exposed.
God, giver of this sense of wholeness and companionship even in solitude, be most with those pressed and forced together, that they may survive together as well. May your incarnate and redemptive presence and power live–even briefly– in every heart. Amen.