God, This is a word of Prayer
Of Thanksgiving! For vaccines for all the elementary Schoolers
The 5-11 year olds who have had to wait, 20 long months
Without friends and with masks.
With parents who loved them, and many grownups who acted not in their best interest–
This is a prayer for the kids who had to stay cooped up
all alone, or play only with their siblings and parents until they drove their parents batty
who had to do school (or try to) at home.
This is a prayer for all those kiddos who finally get those shots
and a continued prayers for the preschoolers and babies who can’t get theirs yet.
You know God, that I don’t use curse words much.
At the tender age of 7 I saw My Left Foot
And when the Main Character cursed, frustrated by his disability–
(even though of course I had already heard those words on the bus,
as my mom’s friend pointed out when she was worried about showing me the movie)
I learned that those words should be used in very important situations.
This is why I think getting a COVID shot is the perfect time to say
whether it’s to withstand the pain–or to to curse out all the time this interminably long wait has been.
And thank God for the Vaccine!
Let’s Go Get our next round of Shots!
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