A Prayer from Christine Sine for All Saints Day

Christine Sine posted this original prayer for All Saints Day at GodSpace today:

Jesus & disciples

God we are surrounded by a cloud

Faithful witnesses who have gone before

Those who have loved where we would have hated

Those who have healed where we would have hurt

Those who have spoken out when we would have remained silent

God may we walk in their footsteps

Learning courage from their sacrifice

Gaining strength from their faithfulness

May we learn to give so that others may receive

May we learn to love so that others may be set free

May we learn to die to ourselves so that others might live

God may we join that cloud of faithful witnesses

Treading paths of loving obedience

Leaving footprints that others desire to walk in

God may we too lead kingdom lives

Amen

Read the prayer in the context of her longer entry about All Saints Day, here.

 

Note: Christine has turned some of her prayers into wonderful prayer cards.  You can purchase them here.

In addition to her prayer posts at GodSpace, she also posts prayers to Facebook at Light for the Journey

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