A Palm Sunday Prayer
O Lord, you who were cheered and jeered by the very same crowd, have mercy, I pray, on my own duplicitous ways: confessing one sin openly, while hiding another; blessing God out of one side of my mouth, while cursing my neighbor out of the other; smiling in public but raging in private; lauding justice but denying it in practice; loving God and money equally much; and all other sins besides. Grant me the grace of integrity, of being one thing through and through, no matter what the cost. In the name of the One who loves us to the end. Amen.