We have all had the experience of having our minds and memories go "off line" just when we need a special prayer at a crucial time.
There are many different kinds of prayers and ways of praying. Here we offer a variety of prayers that may be helpful to you, and we invite you to share your favorites.
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|Live the Question, Looking for Answers||Jean|
|Anthony's Prayer||Anthony J.W. Benson|
|Gayatri Mantra||Kate Reardon|
|Great Spirit Prayer, By An Unknown Native American||Monte U|
|Ho'oponopono, a Huna Prayer|
|Invocation for a New Millennium||Dr. Margaret Paul|
|My Prayer||Dr. Erika Chopich|
|Our Father: A Direct Translation from Aramaic||Anonymous|
|Prayer By Mother Teresa||Mother Teresa|
|PRAYER FOR WORLD PEACE||Michelle Albert|
|Prayer of St. Francis, Adapted by Bill W.||Monte U|
|The Serenity Prayer||Reinhold Niebuhr|
|Winter Solstice Prayer to the Inner Child||Nancy Swisher|
The paradox of our wounded self is that it wants to feel safe so it tries in so many ways to control that which it cannot control, which leads to feeling anxious and unsafe. Surrendering to what is and opening to spiritual guidance creates the peace that will never come from trying to control.
By Dr. Margaret Paul