Monday, June 5, 2017

Prayer, day 1592: For Faithfulness

Ferns along a pathway in my backyard garden.

Fairest Lord Jesus, your love soothes as the cooling breeze in forest pathways, your peace refreshes our souls: come, Lord, come. 

Abide within our hearts and bless us with thy wisdom and peace, we pray. For we are a headstrong people, prone to forgetting your way of light and wandering far from You. 

Forgive us, Lord: open our ears to hear your call to return, to keep your commandments of love and compassion. Fill the hollows of our hearts with a holy longing to serve only You, O God, and rest your Spirit upon us. 

Draw within your mercy all who cry out to You, O Holy One, and comfort those we now name.


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