Prayer for October 6, 2020: Please pray with me. God who makes a path, you set us on the path you make – why do we wander from it? Why are we attracted to alternative paths that lead to no where? What is it about these alternatives that are appealing anyway? That’s like being given gold and deciding that tin foil is shinier, so we trade in the gold for it. Why would we do that? Yet we do, over and over again. Is it because we are stubborn? Narcissists? Insistent that things have to be our way like a bunch of toddlers? I don’t know. At any rate, you put us on a path. What is our job on that path but to just keep going on the path? Is it to convince others to stay on the path? Is it to just have blinders on and ignore everyone else? I don’t think so. You care too much. You love too much. our job is walk together as you walk with us. Not convincing, not selling it, not manipulating. Nope. Just walking along together, accompanying each other. Help us to do that. Amen.