Mother's Prayers

First Tuesdays of the month mark the gatherings for 'Mother's Prayers'. Anyone who wants to come an pray for their children is welcome. This week there were 5 of us, and we prayed in three languages and two different faith traditions.

Sometimes it feels that all we can do for our children is pray - especially if we have left them in a dangerous place. One of the mothers has a daughter working with rape victims in Congo. Another had been trafficked and run for her life ...

Loving Jesus
Whose Mother Mary
Felt the sword of crucifixion
Pierce both her side and yours
May we who are mothers
Know that 'just praying'
Makes more of a difference
Than we know
Amen