Sunday, October 30, 2016

A Prayer for Today

In light of the political events of this year, these words written by Bishop Philip Brooks are even more important to use. (Prayer Reposted from

O God:
Give me strength to live another day;
Let me not turn coward before its difficulties or prove recreant to its duties;
Let me not lose faith in other people;
Keep me sweet and sound of heart, in spite of ingratitude, treachery, or meanness;
Preserve me from minding little stings or giving them;
Help me to keep my heart clean, and to live so honestly and fearlessly that no outward failure
can dishearten me or take away the joy of conscious integrity;
Open wide the eyes of my soul that I may see good in all things;
Grant me this day some new vision of thy truth;
Inspire me with the spirit of joy and gladness;
And make me the cup of strength to suffering souls;
in the name of the strong Deliverer,
our only Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

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