Friday, November 25, 2011

Prayer for Today from St Augustine


O loving God
to turn away from you is to fall,
to turn toward you is to rise,
and to stand before you is to abide forever.
Grant us, dear God,
in all our duties your help;
in all our uncertainties your guidance;
in all our dangers your protection;
and in all our sorrows your peace;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

(from Presbyterian Book of Common Worship, p. 23)

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