shed light in the corners of our souls
where aches linger
and anger builds like mold
where memories ferment
and self-pity licks its wounds.
shine upon the windows of our hearts,
where love should live
and forgiveness be always ready
where hope is bright
and praise ever lifts our tongues.
by Rachel Hackenberg
words from Prayer for Healing, page 221
Before the Amen by Maren C Tirabassi and Maria I Tirabassi