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A Prayer before the washing of feet

God of dirty hands and tired feet,
taking people as they come,
kneeling and healing,
touching where others turn away,
forgive us when we want to be too clean.
Forgive us when we despise life
for the messy business it is.

If we are too proud
to own up to our brokenness...

By David Coleman

Taken from Eggs and Ashes by Ruth Burgess and Chris Polhil.  Click here to buy.

Published by Wild Goose Publications
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