Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Prayer: Watch with Christ

We all have sleepless nights from time to time.  Instead of lying there fretting, or listing everything we need to do that we will be too tired to do sensibly, consider spending that time with Jesus.  He knows all about watching and waiting.  Pray for those who are sleeping peacefully.  Pray for those who are awake, also.  Pray for the sick.  Pray for the poor.  Pray for the troubled places in the world.  And pray that God's rest will enfold you.

One of the most lovely prayers in the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer understands:

1 comment:

  1. I know so many people who consider this the finest prayer in the while BCP.