Righteous Judge of all the earth, You see everything and You weight our hearts. The sins that we repeat every day are there before you. If You were not also gracious, this fact would lead us into despair, for it is impossible to escape You. O compassionate God, slow to anger, and rich in steadfast love, forgive us! Every day is a for us a failure. Every day is for us an occasion for grace. Do not abandon us to our temptations, but transform us. Replace our disordered desires with a thirst for the eternal God. In the name of Continue reading Prayer: Week of September 12, 2021
King of Kings, You who give authority to the governments of this world, have pity on those who govern and on those who are governed. Give us, at every level of our society, a government that is competent, efficient, and compassionate. Give them the wisdom necessary for the task, as well as a heart disposed to do what is right and to protect those who are vulnerable. Lead us to pray regularly for our leaders and for our communities. For those who are not Christians, Lord, we pray that You would save them. Show them just how good and righteous Continue reading Prayer: Week of August 8, 2021
Lord, Giver of Life, give us the strength to persevere and the joy of participating in Your miraculous work. You have the words of eternal life. Write those words on our hearts. Transform us into righteous people. Make our mouth into a fountain of life. In this world there are traps everywhere, lying lips, toxic pleasures – everything that leads on the road of death. Protect us from those false gods and from those false solutions. Satisfy us with Yourself and fill us with overflowing life, that we may attract our neighbours to the True Life. Amen.