A Prayer for Authenticity

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Faithful and Eternal God,

Today I would like to keep my thoughts to myself.

I would like to smile and nod and move through and not engage.

I do not want to worry people, I do not want to excite people, I do not want people to think about me as different (or to think about me at all).

 

Keep me from believing the lie that I am alone

(And be sufficient when it isn’t a lie.)

Let authenticity never be for my own glory

But based in community and solidarity.

 

And today, Lord,

May the words of my mouth

And the meditations of my heart

Be pleasing to you,

Our rock and our redeemer.

 

I can pray no more than that.

 

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