Bless to me the beads I string, the beads I string. to guide in prayer and open the heart. Bless to me this hemp I knot, hemp I knot. Each knot a reminder, of our need for You. Bless to me this cross of silver, cross of silver. What a gift of love, you have given so lovingly to us.
Jesus is Lord, let his reign of love drench us in his grace.
Lord, bring your Good News to of God’s kingdom of love and grace, peace and hope to our hostile, often uncivil, world. You alone, Lord, are the one who can restore and renew, revive and redeem.
Pray that Jerusalem has peace: “Let those who love you have rest. Let there be peace on your walls; let there be rest on your fortifications.” For the sake of my family and friends, I say, “Peace be with you, Jerusalem.”For the sake of the LORD our God’s house I will pray for your good. (Ps. 122:6-9 CEB)
“Peace I leave with you. My peace I give you. I give to you not as the world gives. Don’t be troubled or afraid. (Jn. 14:27 CEB)
The Lord’s Prayer
Bless us, oh God, with a love that compels us to love. Bless us, oh God, with a desire not to rule, but to serve. Bless us, oh Lord, in order that we may be a blessing. Amen