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O God, who teaches us that you abide in hearts that are just and true,
grant, that I may be so fashioned by your grace
as to become a dwelling pleasing to you.
Tuesday I wasn't feeling well so I took the day off.
By afternoon my tummy began to feel a bit more settled
so I did some much needed housekeeping.
When, at dusk, I sat down to my devotions
I read this collect.
And Mark, where Jesus says to his disciples,
"Are your hearts hardened?
Do you still not understand?"
soften my heart with your grace
open my mind to your understanding