Saturday (Haiku) Pause

How Does Hope Remain?

In times of crisis,
Mr. Rogers always said,
“Look for the helpers.”

To Ponder:
God is our refuge and strength,
    an ever-present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way
    and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,
though its waters roar and foam
    and the mountains quake with their surging.
Psalm 46: 1-3

Merciful God,
Today, as we go about our day, let us look for the helpers. Help us to retain our hope in a world of violence and pain. Help us to be the salt and light of the world, focusing on your promise of wholeness. Amen.

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