Prayer Tree

The prayer board inspired me today.

Detail of the prayer tree board located near Ascension Chapel at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois.

Detail of the prayer tree board located near Ascension Chapel at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois.

The prayer board at Augie is about six feet long. There is always a supply of blank paper leaves or blossoms to scrible your prayer. The prayers can stay there for a long time if the need to.

The prayer board at Augie stretches six feet long. There is always a supply of blank paper leaves or blossoms on which to scribble a prayer. The paper blossom may remain on the branch for a long time if it needs to.

What prayer would you pin to the tree today?

About tobeamazed

My name is Jacqueline Perry. I am an artist and a pastor serving a congregation in the Midwest. In addition to my usual duties I lead art workshops as a way to explore lives of faith. Before I was ordained, I received an M.F.A in Painting from Boston University. I have been an art teacher and exhibited work over the years. Living on the Great Plains has awakened my love for nature. I am amazed by nature, art and people.
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