When we meet you, a prayer — Loren McGrail, Israel/Palestine

John 12:1-11

While the reading falls traditionally on Monday of Holy Week, this prayer may be used throughout the year.

Anointing and blessing God
help us to recognize you
in all your glory and humble disguises
including the poor of the world
who are your body.
When we meet you
may we fall to our knees,
offer you all that we have,
meet your lavish grace
with extravagant love.

Loren, a minister, lives and works in Palestine.  This prayer and further reflection may be found on Loren’s blog, A Garment of Destiny.

Featured image: ‘Homeless Jesus’, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland