Lord, give me the strength to greet the coming day in peace. Help me in all things to rely on Your holy will. Reveal Your will to me every hour of the day. Bless my dealings with all people. Teach me to treat all people who come to me throughout the day with peace of soul and with firm conviction…
I Arise Today
I arise today In the name of SilenceWomb of the Word,In the name of StillnessHome of Belonging,In the name of SolitudeOf the Soul and the Earth. I arise today Blessed by all things,Wings of breath,Delight of eyes,Wonder of whisper,Intimacy of touch,Eternity of soul,Urgency of thought,Miracle of health,Embrace of God. May I live this day Compassionate of heart,Clear in word,Gracious in…
We Are Waking – Jamberoo Abbey
We are waking, God. We are waking. And we pray That we may know you As manna in the desert, Wellsprings in the wilderness, Honey from the Rock, O God our habitation, And our way. Amen. – Jan Richardson, Jamberoo Abbey. – Jamberoo Abbey is a Benedictine prayer retreat centre. – Find out more at jamberooabbey.org.au – Submitted by Doug.
Morning Prayer – St Patrick
Christ be with us this day, Within us to purify us; Above us to draw us up; Beneath us to sustain us; Before us to lead us; Behind us to restrain us; Around us to protect us. – St Patrick 389-461AD
When I Rise – Fernando Ortega
In the morning when I rise, in the morning when I rise, in the morning when I rise, give me Jesus. – Fernando Ortega, Give Me Jesus
Morning Prayer – John Wesley
O that we could begin this day in devout meditations, in joy unspeakable, and in blessing and praising Thee, who hast given us such good hope and everlasting consolation. Lift up our minds above all these little things below, which are apt to distract our thoughts; and keep them above till our hearts are fully bent to seek Thee every…
You Know The Way – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
O God, early in the morning I cry to you. Help me to pray And to concentrate my thoughts on you. I cannot do this alone. In me there is darkness, but with you there is light. I am lonely, but you do not leave me. I am feeble in heart, but with you is strength. I am restless, but with…
Luther’s Morning Prayer
I thank you heavenly Father, through your dear Son Jesus Christ, that you have protected me through the night from all harm and danger. I ask you to keep me this day, too, from all sin and evil so that in my thoughts, words and deeds I may please you. In your hands I place my body and soul and…
We Have This Day Only Once
Dear Lord Jesus, we have this day only once; before it is gone, help us to do all the good we can, so that it is not wasted. Amen.
Thank You For Today
Thank you, God, for the day-time when I can be awake and busy. Thank you for all there is for me to do today: new things to find out, friends and games to play. Thank you for the sun that gives us warmth and light to see by. Amen.
Children’s Morning Prayer
I can say it to my family, I can say it to my friends, I can say it at school – so I’ll say it to you – Good morning, God, you’re great. Amen.
Celtic Morning Prayer
Thanks to You ever, Gentle Christ, That you have raised me freely from the black, And from the darkness of last night, To the kind light of this day. Praise to You, O God of all creatures, According to each life You have poured on me, My desire, my word, my sense, my repute, My thought, my deed, my way, my…