Prayer for Ending War

Praying for Peace and Justice on May 19, 2024

The Last Laugh

‘O Jesus Christ! I’m hit,’ he said; and died.

Whether he vainly cursed or prayed indeed, …
(https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/51784/the-last-laugh-56d22fc2c2366)

Prayer:

Holy One, please help us to remember what war really is — hundreds upon thousand of young lives lost and mutilated.  In World War I, the number was in the millions — and I might add, 8 million horses as well.  Please help us repent our continued cooperation in this, the worst sin we commit.  Amen.

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