I have been reading some of the work of Episcopal Bishop Steven Charleston in the last few weeks. I don’t know too much biographical information about him, other than that he is an Episcopal priest and a Native American. I also know that he writes (and thinks) beautifully.
Here is a beautiful excerpt from one of his prayers. I call it a prayer for peace:
God drive back the dark days of war, place your angels between innocent lives and the tread of advancing tanks, cool the political fires that burn for power and greed, let wisdom prevail and compassion increase….
- Bishop Steven Charleston