Waken In Me A Gratitude For My Life
O God, complete the work You have begun in me.
Release through me
a flow of mercy and gentleness
that will bring water where there is desert,
healing where there is hurt,
peace where there is violence,
beauty where there is brokenness,
beginnings where there are dead-ends.
Waken in me gratitude for my life,
love for every living thing,
joy in what is human and holy,
praise for You.
Renew my faith that You are God,
beyond my grasp but within my reach;
past my knowing, but within my searching;
disturber of the assured, assurer of the disturbed;
destroyer of illusions, creator of dreams;
source of silence and music,
love and solitude,
light and darkness,
death and life.
O Keeper of promises,
Composer of grace,
grant me pep in my blood,
prayer in my heart,
trust at my core,
songs for the journey,
and a sense of Your Kingdom.