O Lord God,
you always hear those who cry to you,
and you show your tender mercy to those who are distressed.
Help us to despise the emptiness of this world, 117 more words
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Empress of Japan, 592-628
The first female ruler of Japan, her long and stable reign included the Empire’s first official recognition of Buddhism.
The daughter of Emperor Kinmei, she was the official consort of her half-brother Emperor Bidatsu with whom she had seven children. 126 more words
author of peace,
may we be so held in the bonds of love,
that those who are peaceful may remain in peace,
and that those who differ may be reconciled by your mercy; 37 more words