Prayer for July 2: Please pray with me. God of discernment, we are in need of discernment. Give us direction Lord, we need it. We need direction in how we speak and act – especially with others, especially with those we disagree with, especially with those we call our enemies, especially with those we fear. Lord end the cycle of controversy and reaction that we are caught up in. Set a new cycle – a cycle based on love, peace, mercy, joy, and forgiveness. Give us discernment Lord. Amen.