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Topic: relationships

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Prayer for those struggling during the holidays

There is no celebration in my soul.
I turn to You, source of meaning, knower of sorrow.

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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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A prayer for the loss of a relationship

Now it is over. Our ties severed painfully, or simply faded away from disuse.
We are not what we were.

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Prayer for those preparing for marriage

God, we will need you next to us
to guide us through every stage of our “I do,”

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Prayer for peace within a family

Turn us toward one another to see the hurting humans we are.
Oh God, be present in our family. Make peace possible.

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Prayer for healing from family/generational trauma

All we can do is remember: With God all things are possible,
even the mending of a broken home.

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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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Prayer for our Marriage

You are the third partner in our marriage, enhancing our love for each other, strengthening us in times of trial, and supplying us with both anchor and wings, that we may remain steadfast and true while soaring far beyond where we could be alone.

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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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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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Speech

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

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Quote of the day

January 31
“Continue, my dear and truly chére fille, to walk in the presence of God.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin