Still My Responsibility

today's reading.
Exodus 32:15-35  Then Moses turned and went down from the mountain with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand, tablets that were written on both sides; on the front and on the back they were written...

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When Moses witnesses firsthand the Israelite's sinful worship of the golden calf, he is furious. But instead of washing his hands of the people (which you've got to think he was tempted to do) he, once again, intercedes for them with God. Pretty remarkable and also a good reminder to me that someone else's bad behavior or poor choices doesn't give me a pass when it comes to praying for them--even if that person has purposefully hurt me. 

So what's your experience been when it comes to praying for difficult people? What helps you stay the course even though the circumstances may be such that you don't feel like praying for them?Tami

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