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Topic: trust

Prayer

Prayer for a brighter new year

Instead, I will ask that Your resolutions be mine.
Your path, my path. Your will, my will.
Let us walk headlong into this new year together.

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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 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 the sale of a home

Guide us — seller and buyer both —
through this change
with open and eager hearts.

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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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Leaning into God

Beloved, be with all of us in our
leaning,
leaning into something new
leaning with trust on one another
leaning in toward the light.

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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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Day of the Dead/ Dia de los Muertos Prayer

Creator of the Universe, in your grace you promise us that those who die still live in Your presence. Their spirits have simply been transformed but have not ended.  I pray in gratitude and hope for my family, relatives and friends that have gone before me, and for all the dead known to You alone.

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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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Be with your healthcare workers, oh Lord

Almighty God, as they walk the halls of sickness, help them to be a healing presence

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A Nurse’s Call

May we see and touch every patient as if it were you.

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God’s healing rays

Breathe in God and breathe out love.
Delight in the beauty that surrounds you each day.

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Quote of the day

February 25
“In the morning, say in your heart: O my God, here is another day given to me to love and serve you. Be glad of it.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin