Prayers for the week during April

Morning

God of love that never dies, help me this day to see where your love is present and where it is needed. Help me to be a presence of love in those places of need. May your love give me strength this day for all the things that I face or am concerned about facing. Walk with me loving one on this journey that has so many twists and turns. Amen.

Evening

Compassionate God, help me to let go of the things I did or should have done this day that were unhelpful, unkind, or burdensome. May you quiet my spirit this evening so that I may rest deeply and arise in the morning refreshed to try once again to be your loving presence. Amen.

Prayers for the week during February

Morning

God of beginnings, as I am facing a new day give me new insight to your love in the world. Open my mind and my heart to new ways of thinking, speaking, and taking action. Help me to not be complacent or feel overwhelmed by the challenges of each new day but to be invigorated by what I might do to bring your peace to others. Amen.

 

Evening

God of endings, I recognize that all things must come to an end so that new things can live but sometimes it is so hard to walk this path. Give me strength to face the endings that are needed in life so that good things may come. Amen.

Prayers for the week of January 21st

Morning Prayer

O God, help me this day to see people through your eyes. Help me to know how your love and mercy isn't just for me but for people who may not look like me, people I may not like, people I may disagree with. Help me to understand that your love and mercy are for all people. Amen.

Evening Prayer

As the sun sets help me, loving God, to know how to choose your life giving transformation. Help me to understand my day in a new way that brings me closer to your work and love for all people. Amen.

Prayers for the week of January 14th

Morning Prayer

God of the sunrise, shine a light into my life this day. May your presence be a warming comfort as I walk through cold days. Help me to see where you are present and working so that I might join in your loving work. Amen.

 

Evening Prayer

God of the moonlight, as this day closes help me to reflect on where you were being that presence of love, joy, peace, and hope. As I sleep this evening calm my spirit so that I may wake refreshed and ready to engage the world anew tomorrow. Amen.

Prayers for the week of December 24th

Morning Prayer

God-with-us, as I go through this hectic week help me to notice where you are in my life. Help me to see your love when I look at others, help me to feel your peace as I go from one thing to the next. Calm all those voices inside of me that try to tell me I am not enough. Amen.

 

Evening Prayer

God of Love, as I remember that you were with me this day, settle within me all that has happened this day so that rest may come easy. May the rest this night give me energy for the day ahead so that I might embody your love to all I meet. Amen.

Prayers for the week of November 12th

Morning Prayer

God of celebration, help me to see the good in this day even if I face challenges. Help me to see where you are at work in my life in the mundane and the extraordinary. Amen.

Evening Prayer

God of every minute of the day, as I reflect upon this day help me know where you were. Help me to find the lessons learned and where your love was spread before me. As I rest this evening, fill me with your peace. Amen.

 

Prayers of the week of November 5th

Morning Prayer

God of all that is good, give me strength this day for all that I face. Fill me with your love so that as I walk, talk, and work today your love will be known by others. Amen.

Evening Prayer

Compassionate God, as the day comes to a close lift the burdens from my shoulders that I have carried this day. Fill my sleep with peace so that I may arise refreshed in the morning for a new day. Amen.

Prayers for the week of October 29th

Morning Prayer

God of my day, as I move through the things I must do, as I face the things I'd rather not, please walk with me. Strengthen me when I'm unsure I can make it, comfort me in my pain, and fill me with peace. Amen.

 

Evening Prayer

God of my night, as I settle into the evening help me to see where you were in my day. Help me to hang on to the things that were good and to let go of the things that burden me. As I sleep this night may it be a peaceful one and may I awake refreshed in the morning. Amen.

Lincoln Park Presbyterian: Experiencing God's Abundant Love

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