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A Healing Presence

โ€œCome Lord, be with us And bless what thou hast given to us.โ€ These words came to me again in meeting this morning, and I prayed the traditional blessing fervently as I have many times this year. Today beautiful spring sunshine and our gathered worship community made it easy to feel truly blessed. And I thought of many times in the past year when I have been overwhelmed with a deep sense of thankfulness and a need to express my gratitude in prayer. The words first came to me a year ago as I๐Ÿ”’

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Mary Ann Downey, a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting, is director of Decision Bridges, which promotes consensus decision making.


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