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Topic: perseverance

Prayer

Prayer for suicide loss survivors

When I am in shock, please God help me to just keep breathing.
When I am numbed out, please let others reach in to touch my heart.
When I am in denial, give me the grace to accept what is true.

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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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Prayer

Speech

If I fail in speech,
I pray You will teach
me kind words to speak.

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Prayer

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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Prayer

A nurses’ prayer to be enough during COVID-19 pandemic

Lord Jesus, You only have us,
to stand in for You. Make ours Your healing touch. Make ours the words You’d speak.
Make our outreach to families and loved ones the comfort and hope You’d give.
Let us be Your love.

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Prayer

A prayer for restoration and rebirth: A response to the coronavirus

Protect us from plummeting into the social darkness of racism, poverty and despair that a pandemic can cause.
Aid our global community as it seeks to share resources, human skills and the knowledge needed to eradicate the virus.

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Prayer

February Black History Month prayer service

During Black History month, we raise up the memory of Black Americans whose lives inspire us to live our baptismal call to the fullest, and implore their intercession to blot out the sin of racism

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Quote

“Just trust God. God will provide. Even tomorrow what will happen we don’t know. Believe there is God. God doesn’t always give happy feelings. But in the end we are looking to eternal life. Cooperate and trust and believe. Trust the community and trust God and trust yourself and go day by day and it will take you to the end. You are thinking too much. We don’t know what the future will be.”

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Prayer

Healer

Her voice echoes from of old, beckoning me to be still.

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Prayer

Prayer for guidance

At times when the way ahead,
or even the next step,
seems unclear,
assure me that You know what is to come;
that You envision
a plan to prosper me and not to harm me,
to give me a future full of hope.

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Quote

“It is very true that our whole life is one of sacrifice. Who could doubt this?”

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Quote

“We are approaching very fast. How fast my heart is beating! If you knew what feelings one experiences at a moment like this!”

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Quote of the day

October 29
“Our dear Lord has preserved us, and at this moment, eleven o'clock in the morning, everything leads us to hope that the worst is over.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin