Liturgy, Prayer

Make us ready: a centering prayer

You know our names and call to us before we are born.
You choose us.

You wait patiently until we are ready
ready to hear you
ready to do the work you set out for us.

You wait until we have grown into the people you made us to be.

We hear you calling.

Make us ready, we pray.
Stretch our minds,
open our hearts,
strengthen our spirits.

Make us ready to answer your call,
to be a light to the earth,
to serve the world with love.

Prayer inspired by Isaiah 49:1-7. You are welcome to use it in worship. 


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