Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily 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, Aug. 6 How can we balance our needs against those of our neighbors? We pray that we will learn to care for ourselves without compromising our compassion and generosity toward those in need.

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