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Topic: faith

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Prayer for those struggling with lack of faith

My faith is threadbare, worn almost to a whisper.
And yet I need You more than ever.

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Prayer in the face of insurmountable obstacles

Take my hand. Pull me along, with urgency, if needed.
Let me never stray from the course you’ve set out for me,
even when I cannot see my way through.

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Prayer for a deceased loved one on their birthday

I celebrate the life of the beloved I knew,
the hands I held, the life I shared.

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Make us ONE

Holy God, take away all hatred, prejudice and division and all things that interfere with what makes us ONE. May we be united in beliefs and practices of Peace, Faith,…

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A Christmas Prayer for 2021

So now, Creator God, we pray that You will come

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FOR THOSE WHO HAVE MOTHERED US

May others find in us the shelter and the love that we have been so freely given by those who have mothered us

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From darkness into light

And I knew that could happen
to our world too —
This growing in
and emerging from
Darkness into Light

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Jesus Christ is risen! Alleluia!

May love rise in us.

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Lord if we ever need you, we need you now

Shine your sunlight on the seeds of life

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Take good care (A child’s prayer)

Thank you for all the wonderful things
You have made:
The whole world, all the people
My home, my school, my friends, my pets.

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Woman at the Well

I don’t even want to recount
what has happened
in my life this year.
I just want to be with the One
who already knows.
who knows me through and through
better than I know myself.

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A walk with God

Be my guide.
Help me to be aware
Of all that lies before, behind and around me.

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Quote of the day

December 7
“... we have wandered so far away from the center of our souls where [Jesus] waits for us.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin