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Topic: grieving


Prayer for those grieving the loss of a beloved parent

I miss your voice on the other end of the line.
I miss your advice. I will surely stumble without it.
I miss the you-ness of you. I wish I could hug you again.

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Prayer on the death of a pet

I turn to you for comfort, for the sure knowing
that my pet is with you forever and that
some far-off day, we will be reunited.

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Prayer for the Loss of a Pregnancy

I ask the Creator of Life
to hear my cries.
Soothe my soul, my aching arms
that long for a baby to hold.

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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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In time of loss

In this moment of loss, let me draw into myself, O God,
the light of your radiant love.

May it be a fire of renewed energy within me.
that I may rise from the pain and sadness
that now weigh upon my heart.

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Quote of the day

March 21
International Day of Forests
“The trees raise their straight trunks to the height of more than one hundred twenty feet high and are crowned with tops of admirable beauty.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin