New Year’s Day Prayer

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[Note: The cross with the Scripture above is on a memorial plaque at Flossenbürg Concentration Camp Site (which I gratefully had the chance to visit in November 2006) honoring Bonhoeffer, Canaris, Oster, and others who were executed here in April 1945]


“Gracious God,
thank you for your faithfulness to us as we begin a new year.
Deliver us from all that has been wearing us down and holding us back.
Give us a fresh vision of who you want us to be
and how you want us to live. Amen”

Moravian Daily Texts 2007, p. 1

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