Times of Anxiety

May Jesus Christ,
the King of glory,
help us to make the right use
of all the suffering that God sends,
and to offer him the true incense of our hearts;
for his name’s sake. 

Source: Johannes Tauler, d. 1361
Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers of the Middle Ages, edited by J. Manning Potts, 1954.

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

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