Words of Faith: For Hope

by Rev. Mickey T. McCandless
Director, Church Connections and Spiritual Care


Give us, O Lord, steadfast hearts,

Which no unworthy thought can drag downward, unconquered hearts,

Which no tribulation can wear out, upright hearts,

Which no unworthy purpose may tempt aside.

Bestow upon us also, O Lord our God,

Understanding to know you,

Diligence to seek you, wisdom to find you, and a faithfulness that may finally embrace you;

Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

(Saint Thomas, Italy, 13th Century, Alt.)

Do you have a prayer need for yourself or others?
You may send it to Rev. Mickey McCandless.
I will pray for your request and, unless asked not to,
I will share it with the rest of the community.