Dying & Loss, Old Age

‘Abide With Me’ by Henry F. Lyte

Abide with me; fast falls the eventide; The darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide; When other helpers fail and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, oh, abide with me. Swift to its close ebbs out life’s little day; Earth’s joys grow dim, its glories pass away; Change and decay in all around I see— O Thou who changest not, abide…

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Biblical, Dying & Loss, Traditional

Teach Us To Number Our Days

Lord, you have always been our safe place. Before the mountains were born before you created the world, from age to age you are God.   Teach us to number our days,   that we may gain a heart of wisdom With your Word you return people to dust. For you a thousand years are like a day just gone…

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Dying & Loss, Short

Facing Regrets

Forgiving God, when we notice how many things are still undone, and begin to regret, Restore our hearts. Forgive our mistakes. Bind up wounds of past mistakes. Transform our guilt into love and by your grace make us whole. In the name of Christ. Amen.