The Prayer of Jesus

A Version of the Prayer of Jesus, rewritten by Rev. Maud Robinson

Mystery of Life; Source of Love and Beauty
We stand in awe in the presence of the Universe.
We celebrate the joy of possibility.
May we move our world closer
to the Dream of equity and justice.
Though often distracted by material concerns,
may we also plumb the depths of the Spirit. 
May the great gifts of the Earth sustain us.
May the Universe forgive our attachment to ego
– serving self rather than the greater good.
May we in equal measure be forgiving.
May we have strength to dispel
the hopelessness which could engulf us,
as we work against injustice in our broken world
The strength of the Universe is all about us;
it abounds with power and glory,
beyond our greatest imaginings.


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