Forgive our indifference

Forgive our selfishness

Forgive our hatred

Forgive our anger

Forgive our racism

Forgive our bigotry

Forgive our unbelief

Forgive our lack of empathy

Forgive our lack of tolerance

Forgive our lack of compassion

Forgive our violence

Forgive our fighting

Forgive our division

Forgive our ruthlessness

Forgive our lack of love

Forgive our sin.

Lesson:

“In prayer, there is a connection between what God does and what you do.  You can’t get forgiveness from God, for instance, without also forgiving others. If you refuse to do your part, you cut yourself off from God’s part.  – Matthew 6:14 (Message Translation)

-Annette Ortiz Mata

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