When I Need Perspective at the Start of the Day

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In this day, O God, 

May I be alert.

May I be kind.

May I be compassionate. 

May I be authentic.

May I be generous.

May I be forgiving.

May I be honest.

May I be brave.

May I be forgiving (again). 

May I be open. 

May I be creative.

May I be strong.

May I live from my intentions,

not simply my habits.

And may I hold closely in

prayer the people

you bring to my heart

and mind right now…..

May I focus,

may I trust, 

and, above all,

may I be yours. 

“And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God.”       Micah 6:8

By Arianne Braithwaite Lehn

From: Ash & Starlight, Prayers for the Chaos & Grace of Daily Life

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