A Prayer for Trustfulness in Times of Worry and Anxiety

I needed this prayer this morning, and I plan to return to it often in the days ahead.

Most loving Father, you will us to give thanks for all things, to dread nothing but the loss of you, and to cast all our care on the One who cares for us. Preserve us from faithless fears and worldly anxieties, and grant that no clouds of this mortal life may hide from us the light of that love which is immortal, and which you have manifested unto us in your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

(Occasional Prayer #80, Book of Common Prayer 2019. From Morning Prayer this morning.)

By Joshua Steele

Software engineer using "dead" languages to help the living. Learn more at joshuapsteele.com.

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