Lord, I bring to you all that is on my plate. The noise, the clutter, the chaos, and the distractions. Help me to empty myself so that I may see you, hear you, and feel your presence. Empty the interior space of my soul that I may receive you and discover who I truly am.
Lord, I bring to you my fears and worries…all the things that are so heavy and hard to carry. I place them into your hands. Loving God, may your Spirit come to move my life. I place my trust and faith in you.
Lord, I bring to you my burdens. Things that I cannot control weigh me down like a heavy stone. On the days that I am tired, stressed, and weary, I know that you walk with me. I know that you are my rock—my cornerstone—and I can find rest in you.
Lord, I bring to you a heart that longs for healing. I know that when I choose to sin, I separate myself from you. Help me to remember that because of the sacrifice of your Son, Jesus Christ, there are no longer any walls between us. Grant me wisdom to make good choices and the courage to seek to be reconciled with you when I do not. Help me to forgive myself and others as you have forgiven me.
Open my heart, O Lord, to receive your gift of amazing grace!
*Adapted from the closing prayer for Creating Space for Grace: A Retreat For Busy Women © Sheri Dursin, 2016
5 thoughts on “A Prayer for Everyday Grace”
Thank you Sheri for this reminder of how we CAN and SHOULD turn to God to declutter and turn over our chaos!
thank you Sheri for the reminder…I printed it out to refer to often these days.
beautiful. thank you, Sheri.
This helps me get more “spiritually centered” during an overloaded week. Thank you!
We just had one of our busiest weeks that I can think of since having kids. I felt like I was dropping balls left and right. What a great reminder. Thank you.