Rakhi McCormick

praying through shadows

Shadowlands

By Rakhi McCormick / November 9, 2022

Lord, we invite you into the shadowlands of our hearts. Reveal to us the ways in which we continue to turn away from You. Release us from the shame of our betrayals and our perceived failures. Help us run toward Your mercy and repent of our sins. In these holy days, transform us and conform…

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Lord have mercy

Lord Have Mercy

By Rakhi McCormick / November 2, 2022

Lord have mercy. It all feels so hopeless as we talk and talk and posture and debate and namecall and swipe and dehumanize for our own gain and nothing changes. No end in sight as children keep dying and families keep weeping and wailing and grieving… Lord have mercy on us all. Where are our…

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a prayer for flowing mercy

May Flowing Waters Quench The Parched Land

By Rakhi McCormick / October 19, 2022

May flowing waters quench the parched land. May tiny tendrils push through the once hardened ground and blossom. May the grip of gloom be loosened to make way for joy. May the smallest spark of light shatter the suffocating darkness. May the tombs be empty and the gardens full. And in the groaning and straining…

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The Mystery of Love Persisting

By Rakhi McCormick / October 10, 2022

I can still feel the waves of nausea that began to hit my stomach when I heard the news. My whole world was turning upside down, and I had no way to stop it. The voices in my head were swirling around like a plastic bag being blown by a cyclone. I was about to…

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Set Our Hearts On Fire

By Rakhi McCormick / September 21, 2022

God Who is Love, When we are weary and empty and find it difficult to love Gently remind us we need not rely on our own power, that we cannot love the way we are called to love on our own strength. Renew us from our exhaustion. Fill us with Your Holy Spirit to overflow,…

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