Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer

God of my life, I welcome this new day.

It is Your gift to me - the first day of the rest of my life.

I thank You for the gift of being alive this morning.

I thank You for the sleep which has refreshed me.

I thank You for the chance

to begin my life all over again.

Lord, this day is full of promise and of opportunity,

Help me to waste none of it.

This day is full of mystery and of the unknown.

Help me to face it without fear or anxiety.

This day is full of beauty and adventure.

Help me to be fully alive to it all.

During this day, may I become,

a more thoughtful person, a more prayerful person,

a more generous and kindly person.

Lord, bless this day for us all.