Prayers for Challenging Times
Painting By Jean Mason http://www.jeanmason.com
Help us O God to understand what “Home” is in reality O God. For many it it easy they have lived in the same town, or place, their entire life. For others, it is much more complicated. I am awaking this morning for the last time in the house in which I have spent moreContinue reading “Prayer for July 7, 2022”
Let us be comfortable with what we have been given and willing to share when we have more than we need, O God of All Creation. May we use the many talents to which we are blessed in service to others. Give us an awareness of the needs of those around us. Let us beContinue reading “Prayer for July 6, 2022”
Transform us, O God, from a selfish people to a giving people, from an anxious people to a patient people, from a wary people to a welcoming people and help us to put love over hate. There are so many people in need of our love and compassion and we should not give the timeContinue reading “Prayer for July 5, 2022”
Today, O God we celebrate the anniversary of our country. May we take the time this day to read the Declaration of Independence. Let us look to what in it may be calling us to reevaluate who and what we are as a country and aspire once again to be better. Help us to becomeContinue reading “Prayer for July 4, 2022”
So often, O God, we make things much more complicated than they need to be. We forget that, for the most part, how we should live is pretty simple. We are called to live into two fairly clear commandments that are the foundation of all the rest of our actions. Help us to see theContinue reading “Prayer for July 3, 2022”
May this day be filled with joy, O God. Let us look for ways to celebrate each moment and treat those we meet today as a gift. Allow us to let go of the things that are challenging us right now and let us set aside our worries if only for a little while. GiveContinue reading “Prayer for July 2, 2022”
We all know someone who is dealing with illness and wish for them to be healed and made whole. Help us live through the frustration, O God, when we know that their bodies are breaking down. May we celebrate the gift those people are and have been for us and know that we are blessedContinue reading “Prayer for July 1, 2022”
We pray for all who will be traveling over the next few days, O God. May their journeys be filled with joy and wonder. Let them see all the beauty your creation sets before them. Let everyone who is dealing with the anxiety that comes with travel and proximity to crowds be calmed and knowContinue reading “Pray for June 30, 2022”
Forgiving God, we know that there are times when evil seems to be winning. Help us during those times to be honorable and respond in love. We can only control our own actions and responses. May we live our lives comfortable with how we act, knowing it is not our role to judge the actionsContinue reading “Prayer for June 29, 2022”
Thank you God for the gift of this day. May we live it fully. Help us to see the opportunities to share your love to those we meet and act with the love we have to give. Let us be excited about the possibilities, focused on the moment and willing to let others take theContinue reading “Prayer for June 28, 2022”
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