I need more grace than I thought…

"Temptation of Christ" by Jim Janknegt. Used with permission.

Miscellany Two
Pale sunlight,
pale the wall. 

Love moves away,
the light changes.

I need more grace
than I thought.

-Rumi    1207-1273

  • Light a candle to remember Christ’s presence with you.
  • Sit five to fifteen minutes in silent mediation paying attention to the deep breath.
  • Sit in God’s grace.
  • Breathe God’s grace.
  • Allow God’s grace to cover you as the light surrounds you.
  • Allow God’s grace to squeeze out the temptation within you.
  • God’s grace is enough.
  • Believe the good news.
  • Give thanks to God for this time to be held in God’s grace and for any new insights you have received.
  • Share as you feel led in the reply box below.

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, February 26, 2012, The First Sunday in Lent Year B 
Genesis 9:8-17
Psalm 25:1-10
1 Peter 3:18-22
Mark 1:9-15

If you use these prayers in other groups, please give credit to author. Permission to use in not-for-profit settings The Rev. Lil Smith, M.Div., DASD

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