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Spring flowers

Spring flowers

You are my everything
(a prayer of gratitude to God)

O Lord,

Were I to count the ways your love has worked in me,
There'd be no time to list them all, for each day you have been -

A gentle breeze that's shaped my life.
A fragrance to enjoy.
A seed that's born spring leaves and shoots
That makes my journey full.

Your words have helped me climb the peaks
And lit the valleys dark,
And always I have found the light
Of truth to guide my path.

You've given me the very gift
My heart was yearning for,
And blessed the work my hands have done
To make my offering more.

But more than this, as only you see
You've known my tears and smiles.
To walk so close to a loving friend
Is how I was designed.

And so I am so privileged
And inherit such a prize.
My heart is full of gratitude
And always open wide.

To drink in the beauty of each day
To run and dance and sing,
Because I live within your grace
You are my everything.

Amen.



A prayer of gratitude and thanks

Dear God,

You have given me such wonderful blessings. I am rich in so many ways and aware of your love for me. I am so grateful for such lovely friends and family, for their warmth and their love and support. I am blessed by the beauty of your creation that I enjoy each day. And I am so thankful for the grace you have poured into my life, for your truth that guides me, your hope that leads my heart and your love that dwells in my spirit.

I am surely rich
And so thankful.

Amen.


short thanksgiving prayer

A reflection on God's goodness to us through the changing seasons of life.


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Short thanksgiving prayer

(the prayer poem in the film above)


Lord, thank you for walking with us through the seasons of our lives.

For the winter, when we are held safe in your arms through the darkness.
For the hope of spring, as we are filled with new promise and life.
For summer time, full of warmth and colour
And for autumn days as leaves fall to seed new growth.

You are always with us.

Amen.


(prayer courtesy www.lords-prayer-words.com)

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