God who is called by many names,
How long, O Lord?
How long until we can touch our parents and beloved elders? (and we thank you for each day we have had with them)
How long until we can have things on our calendar to look forward to that don't involve staring at a computer? (and we thank you for the abundance of celebrations and movies and live music and meals with friends that we have been granted up until a few months ago)
How long until we can gather together again to sing your praise? (and we thank you for calling an assembly in the streets to overturn the tables of injustice and racism)
How long until the dying ceases, the brutality ends, the anxiety abates?
How Long, O Lord?
I’m not asking for a date. I’m asking for the faith that a date will come.
For what or for whom do the people of God pray?
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