Hourly IDOPP Prayers

8pm est – As you close the day, pray that the peace that started in these prayers today is only the start, laying the foundation for a peaceful world.
7pm est – Pray for continued relationship building, as the Israelis and Palestinians seek constructive dialogue toward building a lasting peace.
6pm est – Soon,VA will execute a woman for the murder of her husband. Pray that we may move beyond eye for an eye justice, toward restorative justice.
5pm est – We live in a time of growing violence toward one another with our words.Pray for peaceful rhetoric, and for us to speak with tongues of love
4pm est – In a time of oil spills, floods, and other eco- disasters, pray for all of God’s Creation,that we may be agents of healing, not destruction.
3pm est – Especially during this time of economic crisis, pray for those suffering the violence of a life lived in systematic poverty hunger

2pm est – Pray for all of those who have been impacted by the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as by terrorism and the war on terrorism globally.

1pm est – In this hour, pray for those in the U.S. and around the world suffering from domestic violence and the violence of sexual exploitation.

Noon est – This hour, continue expanding the circle. Pray for peace in communities throughout the U.S. suffering from gun violence.http://bit.ly/bA9l5n

11am est – This hour, take some time and hold your family in prayer. Pray that they may find peace – each as individuals, and with one another.

10am est – Take the peace you find within, and begin to move it beyond you. Look around you and find someone else. Pray that they, too, may find peace.

9am est – Start this IDOPP by seeking your own peace. Begin this morning by praying for peace within. Loving your enemies begins with loving yourself.