Prayer Offered for August 31, 2016
As you come to the end of this session, I leave you with the words of Sister Mary Baptist Russell, whose statue graces the lawn out there. To some young sisters who had just proclaimed their final vows, she said: “You must not now imagine all is done; on the contrary, you are just now beginning.”
So as you transition from this space, we ask God’s continual presence and blessings on your endings and new beginnings:
May you experience the God of surprises hidden in the pockets of your daily life, waiting to be discovered;
May you experience the God of generosity as you encounter an abundance of insight and creativity for improving our world;
And may you experience the God of peace as you return home to a new rhythm of growth and transformation.—AMEN.
(Adapted from Joyce Rupp, “Heart of Love,” in Out of the Ordinary.)