God of my early childhood, help me to live with the fact that life doesn't always come out even. I place in my heart and in yours all the people of my early childhood who come to my mind as having been unfair to me. I embrace also those who may have suffered some injustice because of me. Holding these people in my heart where you have made your home is the best way I know to pray for them. I pray, too, for those whose kindness I remember. Bless them with your loving kindness now. May it follow them throughout their lives. Amen.
To Practice This Thought:
Try the practice of holding people in your heart where God has made a home. See them all together in this place of many rooms.
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