Do Not Let Me Fall

The Lord will keep me from all evil; he will keep my life. The Lord will keep my going out and my coming in from this time forth and forevermore. (Psalm 121:7-8 ESV, modified) Lord God, heavenly Father, whether we wake or sleep, live or die, we are yours. Take care of me. Do not … Continue reading Do Not Let Me Fall

Walk with Us

Jesus, our Master, meet us while we walk in the way, yearning to reach the heavenly country; so that, following your light we may keep the way of righteousness, and never wander away into the darkness of this world’s night, while you, who are the Way, the Truth, and the Life, are shining within us; for … Continue reading Walk with Us

God, Our Refuge

Eternal God, the refuge of all your children, in our weakness you are our strength, in our darkness our light, in our sorrow our comfort and peace. May we always live in your presence, and serve you in our daily lives, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Source: Boniface Source of this version:   https://blogs.thegospelcoalition.org/trevinwax/2015/03/08/eternal-god-the-refuge-of-all-your-children/ Also found … Continue reading God, Our Refuge

Morning Prayer

After the night our spirits awaken to you, O God, for your Word is a light to us. Teach us, O God, your righteousness, your commandments, and your judgments. Enlighten the eyes of our minds, so that we do not sleep in the death of sin. Drive away all darkness from our hearts. Give us your Sun of … Continue reading Morning Prayer

Intercession for those who Struggle with Loss or Crisis

Compassionate Father, we pray for those who struggle with loss and are weighed down by temptations to despair. Drive away their darkness with the light of Christ who came to bear our griefs and carry our sorrows. Cheer their hearts with the goodness of your many blessings they still enjoy. Remind them despite their losses … Continue reading Intercession for those who Struggle with Loss or Crisis

Intercessions for the Family of One Who Has Died in the Lord

Gracious Father, life and death are in your hands. We thank you for the blessings you gave to ________ (name) in his earthly life, and praise you for now  giving him the crown of eternal life. Comfort his family with Jesus’ promise that those who believe in him will never die. Lord Jesus, you have … Continue reading Intercessions for the Family of One Who Has Died in the Lord

An Evening Prayer

O God our Father, by your mercy and might the world turns safely into darkness and returns again to light: We give into your hands our unfinished tasks, our unsolved problems, and our unfulfilled hopes, knowing that only that what you bless will prosper. To your great love and protection we commit each other and all those we love, … Continue reading An Evening Prayer

Late Have I Loved You

Late have I loved you, Beauty so ancient and so new, late have I loved you! Lo, you were within, but I outside, seeking there for you, and upon the shapely things you have made I rushed headlong, I, misshapen. You were with me but I was not with you. They held me back far … Continue reading Late Have I Loved You

A Prayer Attributed to St. Francis

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy. O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as … Continue reading A Prayer Attributed to St. Francis