Our most loving Heavenly Father, you are “merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in mercy.” (Psalms 103:8) Let us pray for each one of us in our churches, courts and communities to exercise the forgiveness and mercy we expect to receive. Amen.
-- Lawrence N. Hagan
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