Dearest Father in Heaven, Bless this child and bless this day Of new beginnings. Smile upon this child And surround this child, Lord, With the soft mantle of your love. Teach this child to follow in your footsteps, And to live life in the ways of Love, faith, hope and charity.
From the dawning of the day through the morning, guide us, from the noontide to the setting of the sun, lead us, from the evening till we sleep, keep us, through the night till daybreak, protect us, and all for your love’s sake.
I arise today in your strength to uplift me, in your power to direct me, in your love to enfold me, in your wisdom to guide me, in your way to lead me this day and every day.
As the morning mist shrouds the river and is then lifted by the gentle rays of the rising sun, so may our clouded spirits be raised by the warmth of your love.
King of brightness, you turn darkness into light and open the shutters on a new day. You refresh our bodies with sleep and waken us to face the challenges of a new dawn. Help us to live this day to your glory.
As the sun scatters the mist at the dawning of a new day, So you calm our fears and anxieties if we trust you. You give us strength and courage to live our daily lives knowing you are with us and we do not walk alone. As the midday sun warms us, we feel your […]