O Wisdom…

December 17 O Wisdom, coming forth from the mouth of the Most High, reaching from one end to the other, mightily and sweetly ordering all things: Come and teach us the way of prudence. Source: The O Antiphons Source of this version: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O_Antiphons, also in Ancient Collects, ed. William Bright, p. 20 Latin: O Sapientia, quae ex ore … Continue reading O Wisdom…

Give Us Wisdom to Redeem the Time

O Lord God of time and eternity, you make us creatures of time that, when time is over, we may attain your blessed eternity; With time, your gift, give us also wisdom to redeem the time, lest our day of grace be lost; for our Lord Jesus’ sake. Source: Modified from Christina G. Rosetti in Daily Prayer. Original in … Continue reading Give Us Wisdom to Redeem the Time

Enlightenment and Joy, Wisdom and Comfort, Rest and Peace

The Lord enlighten you through the teachings of Jesus Christ and strengthen you as you walk in his light. The Lord give you joy as he shows you his Fatherly mercies new every morning. The Lord give you wisdom in happiness, comfort in suffering, rest in death, and one day, the peace of eternal life. … Continue reading Enlightenment and Joy, Wisdom and Comfort, Rest and Peace

May the Almighty, All-Wise, All-Good God Bless Us

God, the almighty guide us in all our doings, protect us in every danger, help us in every need! God, the all-wise make everything work for our good, according to his purpose. God, the all-good free us from all the afflictions of Eden’s fall on that day when he gives us the unending bliss of … Continue reading May the Almighty, All-Wise, All-Good God Bless Us

Wisdom, Courage, Strength, Peace, Blessing

The Lord bless us with wisdom, with courage and strength to do his will! The Lord keep our souls pure, our consciences at peace, our hearts content! The Lord grant us a portion of his blessing in this life, and one day, the higher joys of eternal life! Source: Schleswig-Hosteinsche Kirchen-Agende, 1797, Segenswünsche,  p. 146#2, … Continue reading Wisdom, Courage, Strength, Peace, Blessing

The Lord Bless You with His Goodness, Rest, Power, Wisdom, Patience, Hope

May the Lord show you the greatness of his goodness, that you overflow with thanks every day. May the Lord bless you abundantly with rest for the heart, power for virtue, wisdom for life, and patience in suffering. May the Lord bless you with joyful hope, and one day with the inexpressible joys of eternal life. Source: … Continue reading The Lord Bless You with His Goodness, Rest, Power, Wisdom, Patience, Hope

Wisdom, Strength, Light, Mercy

Give me, O Lord, purity of lips, a clean and innocent heart, humility, fortitude, patience. Give me the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and godliness, and of fear of the Lord. Make me always seek your face with all my heart, all my soul, all … Continue reading Wisdom, Strength, Light, Mercy

Give Us Wisdom to Seek You

O gracious and holy Father, give us wisdom to perceive you, intelligence to understand you, diligence to seek you, patience to wait for you, eyes to see you, a heart to meditate on you, and a life to proclaim you, through the power of the spirit of Jesus Christ our Lord. Source: St. Benedict Source … Continue reading Give Us Wisdom to Seek You

Guide Our Leaders, Comfort the Anxious, Lead People in Safety

Lord of the nations, you remind us that despite all our earthly might, weapons and armies, we are not in control of all things. Guide the leaders of our nation to make wise decisions, for the good of our citizens and others who are in danger. Comfort those who are anxious, and those who mourn. … Continue reading Guide Our Leaders, Comfort the Anxious, Lead People in Safety

A Collection of Prayers Annual Report, June 18, 2021

Today marks the 5th anniversary of A Collection of Prayers. From June 2020 to June 2021 it has been a very interesting year. Views Views in the past year are about triple what they were before. I assume that people still in lockdown were looking for devotional materials and prayers. The most sought after prayers … Continue reading A Collection of Prayers Annual Report, June 18, 2021