God of love and justice,
Thank you for the life and legacy of John Lewis.
Thank you for the countless ways his work, his example, his calls for justice have changed our nation.
Thank you for all who have been part of the civil rights movement,
for their courage, their sacrifice, their vision of the beloved community.
Thank you for all who continue this work today.
Stir up in me a passion for justice.
Help me to see the places where race is used against people.
Guide me to use my education, my resources, my privilege, to work for justice.
Show me how to work with others to bring change.
Use me to bring healing and hope to your world.