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    HOLY WEEK - Prayer for Saturday

    April 11, 2020 Major Beverly Ivany
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    Spiritual Life Development
    Photo by Allef Vinicius on Unsplash
    Photo by Allef Vinicius on Unsplash

    “It’s the in-between day, Lord. Yesterday we vicariously felt the horrors of all that happened to You: the scourging, mockery, cruelty beyond belief; the thorns, nails, the excruciating pain You endured as You hung on the Cross. Yet we still call the day ‘Good Friday’ because it all took place for the ultimate good of humankind. Your sacrifice, all for us. Extravagant love.

    Tomorrow we anticipate the wonderful celebration of Easter!

    But right now, we’re stuck in the middle. And with this raging pandemic swirling all around us, it almost feels like tomorrow will never come.

    Help us to cope. Help us to think beyond ourselves. Help us to reach out, in caring for others; loving our neighbours, well. Help us Lord not to wish this extra time we all have away. But to use it for the benefit of connecting better with You—and others. Help us to value, even to treasure, our in-between time…”

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