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After Irma: Psalm 80 for today

After being without power all week due to Hurricane Irma’s sweep through Florida, my electricity has been restored, thank God! May our spiritual power be restored with this prayer-a-phrase of Psalm 80. Listen, O Shepherd Who leads us like a flock – yes, You, Lord, who lives among cherubim and us – shine forth! For we who feel powerless, stir up Your mighty power, so we can see Your help. Turn us toward You, O God. Let Your face shine on us, and we shall be saved. O Lord God of hosts, some say You’re too angry with us to hear our prayers. Some say You feed us with bread made from our moans and flood us with tears. Some say You cause quarrels between us, so our enemies laugh among themselves. Restore us, O God of All. Show how Your face glows over us. We praise You for we have been saved. Mary Harwell Sayler , ©2017, prayer-a-phrased Psalm 80 with the help of scriptures on Bible Gateway . …