Just give me Jesus

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Artist Alice van Kempen features photography of her Bull Terrier, Claire, in abandoned buildings. I would encourage you to find her work on Facebook.

However, in this photo there is only Jesus reaching out amid the destruction and decay. Don’t you think that mirrors our lives today? Amid all the destruction and chaos of this world, Jesus still waits with open arms for you and for me.

What a lovely thought in an ugly world.

 

Help Us Lord

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Jesus,

It seems like every day we have demands put upon us that are necessary but sometimes harsh and unnecessary. Help us to discern what is important, to prioritize the demands upon us and to reply to others with love, patience, and kindness. We also ask you to help remind us to give you a portion of our day to sit in your presence and feel your strength around us.

We ask in our name, Amen