Morning Prayer

This rainbow — the perennial reminder of God’s promise — appeared in the Eastern sky after a brief rain on the ride back from a few days at the beach.

Lord, here and now I open my heart, my mind, my soul, my very self to the lessons of this day and all that You desire for me.

Bless at this dawn all people in my life — family, friends, co-workers, neighbors and even strangers.

Bless especially those whom I love and who have touched my heart, whether they know it or not.

Free me from all anxiety and sadness and doubt and fear.

Give me eyes to see and ears to hear all that is wondrous and beautiful in the world.

Help me to do some good — however great or small — so that this world and the world yet to come may be more closely united in the timeless Oneness of All.

Amen.

Morning Prayer

Loving God…

Help me to see my faults and failings and to be sorry for all my sins against myself, others, and You.

Forgive me, Lord for the choices I’ve made that have not been life-giving, loving, and kind.

I love You, Lord, with my whole mind, heart, body, and soul; with every fiber of my being and every part of who I am.

Thank You, Lord, for everything … for everything is from You.