Messages on topics of interest to our community from our Lead Minister Rev. Leslie Takahashi .

A Prayer for Our Times

Here is a prayer for our times: Spirit of life and love, God of many names, Infinite mystery of the more. We are grateful for the power of our religious heritage which gives us the belief that the world can be more loving and unified. We are grateful for the dreams of a better world which have sustained many on the long journey to liberation and freedom. In this time of division, we ask to be reminded of the power of unity, one of the brightest beacons of our religious tradition. In this time of state-sponsored hatred, we ask that our faithful gatherings allows us to drink deep of the enlivening and purifying powers of love. And we make space for the deep ask of prayer which can give voice to the deep questions of our hearts. In a moment when the world feels askew, our deep ask is that we be righted by the faith that passes to us through the ages. We ask that our vision be clearer when seen through the tempered glass of our tradition, magnifying our resolve and keeping our eyes on the far horizon where the full family of humanity and nature are treated…

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