Bind up the wounds of all who suffer from gun violence, those left alone & grieving, those who risk their lives as they rush to our aid, & those who have died this week in Chicago, including Arshell (19), Abner (23), Anthony (21), Ladrell (24), Alfonso (31), Antoine (31), Yanong (27), Louis (30), Johnathan (17), Johnny (27), David (22), Winston (50), Dontae (30), Stephan (22), Jamie (22), Cortez (25), Demarco (32), Julius (18), Andre (23), Anthony (44), Erik (27), John (28), Cory (28), Denzell (24), Ireal (22), Michael (61), William (25), and Lee (43). Give us power to rise above our fear that nothing can be done and grant us the conviction to be advocates for change.
A prayer for mercy, in a Chicago church.
I have a new favorite trail in the park, which I have dubbed the golf-course trail. It isn’t new, but the newly installed prairie walk at the north end of the Marovitz golf course makes the old secluded trail, which runs between the golf course and the Lake, easier to discover. More