The Common Good

Prayer of the Day: The Fiscal Cliff

God of the poor and the oppressed, of the marginalized and those cast aside, we pray to you as leaders in Washington debate what to do about the looming fiscal cliff. We ask that solutions might come that help, protect, and defend the least of these in the face of a world that does not. Give us the boldness to do our parts in this, your story, and to speak out for those who have not, for you call us to bring good news to the poor. Amen.
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