Prayer for January 3

Prayer for January 3: Please pray with me. God who came to us as a child, hold us as your children.  As we progress through the Christmas season, remind us that we are your children.  Comfort us, love us, give us mercy.  Strengthen us so that we may comfort, love and offer mercy to others.  Amen.

Prayer for December 22

Prayer for December 22: Please pray with me. God of anticipation, today we pray that you give us the excitement of a child as we wait for you to come.  You came to us 2000 years ago as a little child.  You come to us today.  You will come again.  And when you come, you change the world, upset the status quo, and transform creation and our lives.  We can’t wait for the fulfillment of this arrival.  Amen.