This riff on the prophesy from Isaiah concerning John the Baptist could be used as a piece of liturgy, a reading or a prayer.  Consider how you could use more than one reader, and/or include the congregation.  A PowerPoint is also downloadable.


Excerpt from the poem:

Prepare the way of the Lord:
Make his paths straight, bringing honour to his name.
Prepare the way of the Lord:
With courage and kindness, honesty and hope.
Prepare the way of the Lord:
With much strength or little, whatever you have.

Prepare the way of the Lord:
With a smile, a helping hand, and a listening ear.
Prepare the way of the Lord:
With words of vision and encouragement, challenge and direction.
Prepare the way of the Lord:
With acts of compassion, and generous hearts...


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