A Prayer for Those Suffering from Holiday Grief   Leave a comment

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Loving God,

the annual celebration of your incarnation in the form of Jesus approaches.

This should be a happy and blessed occasion.

Yet many people grieve the absence of one or more friends or family members

whom distance,

estrangement,

incarceration,

or death separate from them.

Bestow upon those who grieve

the consolation of your Holy Spirit,

that they may rejoice in your love and mercy.

We pray in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

fully human and fully divine.  Amen.

Kenneth Randolph Taylor

December 7, 2009

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Posted November 2, 2010 by neatnik2009 in 2017-2018, Advent, Christmas, Poetry and Prayers

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