Inspiring Morning Prayers
Morning Prayer One
There are so many things I take for granted–may I not ignore them today.
Just for today, help me (God) to remember that my life is a gift, that my health is a blessing, that this new day is filled with awesome potential, that I have the capacity to bring something wholly new, unique, and good into this world.
Just for today, help me (God) to be kind and patient to the people who love me, and to those who work with me too. Teach me to see all the beauty that I so often ignore, and to listen to the silent longing of my own soul.
Just for today (God), help me to remember You.
Let this be a good day (God) full of joy and love.
Morning Prayer Two
Thank you for this beautiful day.
Look after me and protect me throughout the day.
Give me the wisdom to see and experience Your world in all its beauty.
Let me experience the wonder of Your creations.
Let me learn, grow, and contribute today.
Protect my family and those closest to me.
Let me share with the world today, making it a better world for my contributions.
Morning Prayer Three
I pray for
Your strength today as I step out into the world.
Your eyes today as I see all there is to see.
Your ears today as I listen intently for every morsel of instruction.
Your heart today as I lean into you to be compassionate.
Your grace extended and given freely as I communicate.
Your mercy handed out as I encounter all the circumstances.
You in me, more of You, and less of me today (God).
Morning Prayer Four
Thank You for the night’s rest you gave me.
I am grateful for the renewed energy and enthusiasm it has brought.
Accept my gratitude for bringing me to the beginning of this new day. I accept it as a precious gift from You. May I use it minute by minute to do Your will.
Guide me in every problem I face, every decision I make this day. Help me to treat everyone kindly, fairly and thoughtfully.
If I should forget You during this day, please do not forget me.
Morning Prayer Five
Written by Norman Vincent Peale
In the silence of this new day,
I ask You peace, wisdom and strength.
Today I want to look at the world with eyes of love.
Help me to be patient, understanding,
humble, gentle and good.
Please let me see others as You see them,
that I may look past appearances,
and appreciate the goodness in everyone.
Close my ears to all of the gossip,
and save my tongue from speaking evil of others.
Please let only thoughts that bless remain in me.
Today I want to be well-intentioned and fair,
that everybody that who comes to me might feel Your presence.
Clothe me in your kindness,
that throughout this day I might be a reflection of You.