Saturday, May 10, 2014

Prayer 474: Mother's Day weekend

O Lord, we draw within the circle of prayer to lay bare our hearts before You. Thank You for loving us with the fierce and steadfast love of a mother, laying down your life for us. Thank you for blessing us with loving women in our lives, mothers of birth, mothers by choice, and mothers of the heart. Thank you for the chances we have to embrace others with the love of a mother: let us never hesitate to be compassionate and tender to those in our lives. Inspire us with your Holy Spirit that we may live out your call to love with joy and thankfulness.

Hear now, O Lord, our petitions and thanksgivings for those we now name:

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