A prayer for the immigrants

I have a new job teaching English to adult immigrants, and, in just about a week, these dear people have captured my soul.  They are tenacious, courageous, funny and kind.  Here is my prayer for them.

immigrant prayer

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5 Responses to A prayer for the immigrants

  1. idelette says:

    friendship for the loneliness … that one was big for me.

  2. athenamiles says:

    Thank you so much for sharing that! Our church has an ESL program and a number of immigrants, and I have enjoyed the short time I’ve worked with the few people I have. I shared this with our director, I know she’ll appreciate it as well.

    • Thanks, Tina! I placed a lot of our students with your church’s ESL program – tell Dawn I said hi!

      • athenamiles says:

        I JUST saw your reply. I shared the prayer with her and she read it last night to all of us before class. Then we were talking afterwards and I mentioned you used to worked at Taylor and she said “Jody!” :) I’ll pass on your “hi” as well.

  3. Kathi says:

    I love this! :)

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