I pray today for those seeking Freedom…
freedom from an addiction
freedom from debt
and freedom from fear and anxiety
God, in Your great grace and mercy
grant them liberty
to be free and live free and do so responsibly and to love their neighbor as themselves
And for those of us Lord who, at times, take our freedom for granted
forgive us for our lack of proper attention to it and our lack of taking
responsibility to seek the welfare of our communities in which we live.
Help us move beyond our narrow self interest be like the one who
stopped by the side of the road to care for the one who needed it.