A prayer for Afghanistan

Compassionate God,

We hold in your presence the people of Afghanistan.

Be a shelter for those who have been displaced.

Be a comforter for those who are mourning.

Be the peace for those who are afraid,

Be near to those who are hungry.

Be healing for those who are sick.

Be the strength of those working to bring hope.


Open our eyes and hearts,

so we may stand in solidarity,

and reach out in love,

to our brothers and sisters.

May they know they are not forgotten

and that we hold them in our hearts

whilst they search for the path to peace.


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