We pray for the work of the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission; for the survivors of residential schools and their descendents who will share their stories; for those who will listen, absorb and learn; for those who will help us to continue the journey of healing and right relationship:
~ for the courage to speak and the compassion to listen;
~ for the presence of Holy Wisdom to guide healing and reconciliation in the way of truth;
~ for the will to walk in justice and right relationship.
– Prayers for Truth and Reconciliation, United Church of Canada, June 2011, posted here in honour of the BC National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Sept. 18 – 21, 2013. God, forgive and bring your healing.