Oh Lord, You know what it is to be weary. You understand what it means to endure in hard circumstances. You carry our burdens as Your own.
We come to You in a hard moment. We ask to feel Your mercy soaking into our dry hearts like rain. We ask to hear Your voice calling us to rest and renewal. We ask to taste Your goodness, ever new, like honey on our tongues.
Be with us, Lord. Bring from our afflictions an abundant and eternal weight of glory, and transform our difficulties in Your time. Â Help us to endure. Give us rest.
Thank You for Your presence in all things.
In Jesusâ€™ Name, amen.
About the author:
Dr. Hannah Eagleson loves building the ecosystem Christian scholars need to flourish and create positive impacts, in the university and beyond. She is Associate Director of InterVarsityâ€™s Emerging Scholars Network, a digital first ministry serving thousands of early career Christian scholars. Dr. Eagleson launched the ESN student/early career track at the American Scientific Affiliation annual faith and science conference. She is the editor of *Science and Faith: Student Questions Explored* (Hendrickson, 2019), and the one-semester guidebook *Scholarâ€™s Compass: Connecting Faith & Work for Academics* (InterVarsity Emerging Scholars Network, 2021), with design by noted liturgical artist Ned Bustard. She also launched the Scholar's Compass online devotional series in her previous role as ESN Editor. Dr. Eagleson holds an MA from St. Johnâ€™s College (Annapolis, MD) and a PhD in Renaissance literature from the University of Delaware.