Your Gaze is Upon Us

You see all things:
family, friends, neighbors suffering,
heavy tolls,
in our communities black and brown.

Your eyes are upon us:
loving us,
knowing our hurt,
showing us how to be strong.

Turn our gaze to you:
so we can see your presence,
respond to you in our neighbor,
work to heal disparities.

Help us create a world:
where all can flourish,
racial inequality is healed,
and our gaze becomes your own.


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