Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer for the day from the ELCA resource Prayer Ventures, which can be downloaded here. These petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church.

Sunday, June 17: Ask God to help us be attentive and receptive when we listen to parables, stories, metaphors and artistic expressions that catch us off guard, break through our assumptions, connect faith to daily life and deepen our understanding of God’s truth and wisdom.

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