Thought For The Month

Prayer by the Rev. Randal Joyce, C.P.

Lord Jesus,
many years
have passed
since you
hung upon the cross
with searching eyes
and outstretched arms.

Gone now
is the pain of Calvary
but not the love
and not the searching.

Your arms
are still wide open,
still reaching out to us.

You have loved us
with an everlasting love,
closing your heart,
counting the cost.

Lord Jesus,
may the memory
of your Crucified Love
and the grace
of your Risen Presence
comfort us;
set us free,
give us hope,
and make us strong.


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