Morning Prayers speech by Soha H. Bayoumi, Allston Burr Assistant Dean of Harvard College, Kirkland House; Lecturer, Department of the History of Science. Photo by Jeffrey Blackwell/Memorial Church Communications
By Jennifer S. Lerner | As delivered at Morning Prayers on November 14, 2016.
Good morning! Thank you for inviting me to lead this prayer service. I confess that I pray every morning, no less than twice, before leaving our family home and starting my professional day as a scientist and professor. It therefore brings me special joy to be here with you — like-minded individuals who also feel drawn to start the day seeking guidance from a power greater than ourselves and reflecting about our larger purpose here at Harvard and in life, more generally. Read more about Embrace the Stranger