Encouraging Prayer

Dear Lord,

Please, help me stay encouraged. I feel discouraged. I want to feel sorry for myself. I work hard and try to do all the right things. However, lately, everything I try fails. I am down on myself, Father. 

I have grown weary. I was hoping you could reach out with your mighty right hand and help meFather. Please give me an encouraging word. May I open the Bible to the exact spot you want me to read that will provide me with peace and wisdom. Show me a sign Father, a butterfly, a red bird, or a penny on the sidewalk that speaks to my heart and lets me know you are near holding me up. Let me dream sweet dreams of encouragement that I can reflect on in the morning and know you were with me through the night to strengthen and renew me. 

My prayer is that you make my crooked path straight. I will gratefully accept your gracious blessings. I am ready for success. Lord, help me see the sunshine of peace again. 

In Jesus Name,

Amen, Amen, Amen

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding: in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6

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