Help Us Bear Burdens

O God,
you are love.
Help your children
to bear one another’s burdens
in perfect goodwill
that your peace
which passes understanding may
keep our hearts and minds
in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Source: Book of Hours 1865

Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers Ancient and Modern
by Mary Wilder Tileston, Boston, Little Brown, 1914, p. 285 #2

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Lutheran pastor and musician serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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