I praise you for the quiet days, when I am able to practice self-care, my world seems peaceful, and my mind is at ease.
Forgive my selfish inability to focus on the noise around me, other people’s pain, wars around me, and the distress of so many others.
I give thanks that the weight of the world is on your shoulders,
because I cannot bear it—not today, not ever.
For you alone are God and I can never be.
In the power of the Holy Spirit, help me to be faithful servant in the ways that you made me to be.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Self-Care: A Prayer for the Little Things
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