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,
Spirit of Life and Love, here and everywhere,
May we be aware of your presence in our lives. May our world be blessed. May our daily needs be met, And may our shortcomings be forgiven, As we forgive those of others.
Give us the strength to resist wrong-doing, The inspiration and guidance to do right,
Because we are finite, we lift up our eyes to the infinite sky, and feel wonder and awe.
Because we have stumbled, we take the tender hand which beckons us to rise, and feel strength and reassurance.
Because we are lonely, we reach out to those around us, and feel warmth and acceptance.
Because we are human, we