Praying and Thinking of You
She said what many are talking about and going through. . . healing! There’s nothing left for me to add except the following prayer: O God! We are weak, give us strength. We are poor, bestow upon us Thine illimitable treasures. We are sick, grant us Thy divine healing. We are powerless, give us Thy heavenly power. O Lord! make us useful in this world, free from the condition of self and desire. . . . ~`Abdu’l Bahá
In my experience, I have seen numerous events like 9/11 attacks that have caused the nation to grieve, and in time recover and find healing and peace. Nothing will ever compare to it. But this past week has been overwhelming. To see and hear breaking news reports every day has taken its toll on many, including me. It has been a dramatic, draining week. With news reports that have either startled or disturbed me. It is has been devastating.
It began on Monday with the Boston marathon explosion and as a result of the deadly attacks, three people were killed and 176 wounded. Then there was news of a poisoned letter sent to the President, the Texas fertilizer plant explosion that killed at least 14 people and parts of a community is now missing, and a powerful earthquake in China that killed 156 people and 5,500 injured with a number…
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