We thank God for all the food placed before us for which no living creature has been sacrificed...
O merciful Creator, thy hand is open wide to satisfy the needs of every living creature: Make us, we beseech thee, ever ...
Dear God, thank you for my life on this earth, however challenging or not...
May I be a protector to those without protection, A leader for those who journey, And a boat, a bridge, a passage...
Great and Eternal Mystery of Life, Creator of All Things, I give thanks for the beauty You put in every single one of Yo ...
DIDN'T FIND WHAT YOU WERE LOOKING FOR?
Prayer for a Couple Adopting a Child
We have waited for so long
for this child of choice.
with an abundance of your love
that we may be good parents,
that we may create a home of blessing,
that we may encourage this child
to the fullness of his/her potential.
Bless our child, O God.
Give her security in our family,
the joy of laughter in our home,
and the courage to face
the challenges ahead.
Let our child know the love
we feel so deeply for her,
and let this love be a strength
to confront the opportunities of life.
- Vienna Cobb Anderson
Source: Adapted from "Prayers of Our Hearts" © 1991 Vienna Cobb Anderson. Reprinted with permission of the author.