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This prayer is said at the final debrief of YES! North America trips. It is a challenging prayer and worth considering during this time of preparation for the Resurrection of the Lord. As you pray for God to change your heart, for your own resurrection, do not forget how you may need to be transformed through the service and intercession of others. Let us pray to the Lord ...
May God bless you with discomfort
At easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships,
So that you may live deep within your heart.
May God bless you with anger
At injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people,
So that you may work for justice, freedom and peace.
May God bless you with tears
To shed for those who suffer pain, rejection, hunger and war,
So that you may reach out your hand to comfort them and
To turn their pain into joy.
And may God bless you with enough foolishness
To believe that you can make a difference in the world,
So that you can do what others claim cannot be done
To bring justice and kindness to all our children and the poor.