2014 Bible Reading Plan for Christmas
Day 10 Reading: Matthew 1:18-25
Joseph, being a righteous man
– Matthew 1:19
Prayer: As Our Brother Joseph
God with us
and for us
and in us
You are there when the plans and promises
detonate and disappear
You are there
in the confusion
the unexpected and unthinkable
You are there when the dream dies
Help us cling to you
as our brother Joseph did
who laid down the stones
to walk your quiet path
Dignity over publicity
Courage over convention
Solidarity over scorn
Speak in our sleep
Awaken us to
To trusting your ways
Click Here for a reflection on this same passage by Steve Garnaas Holmes
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