Failures, Successes, Healing

220px-sandro_botticelli_050Lord, I commit my failures
as well as my successes
into your hands,
and I bring for your healing
the people and the situations,
the wrongs and the hurts of the past.

Give me courage, strength and generosity
to let go and move on,
leaving the past behind me,
and living the present to the full.

Lead me always to be positive
as I ‘entrust the past to your mercy,
the present to your love,
and the future to your providence’.

Source: Attributed to St. Augustine of Hippo, 354-430

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

8 thoughts on “Failures, Successes, Healing”

  1. Dear lord please rescue me from myself.please show me how to not dwell on my hurts and hurts of others. Please purify my mind body and spirit


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