O Creator God
Great one who created the stars and the vast ocean depths.
Let me begin anew and bloom like the flowers,
After a spring rain.
Free me from the pain of my past.
Help me to unburden my mind and soul,
And begin again.
Refresh my soul O Lord,
Let me move forward in hope.
Keep me from revisiting the thoughts and the pain
That have held me down and frozen me in place.
Let me find forgiveness for those who have injured me,
Let me forgive my own mistakes and misdeeds.
You are my compass and my anchor.
Please Lord let me have the strength,
The strength to let go and to move,
Always toward your light,
In Christ's name we pray.
Prayer and photo by Beth Maxwell Boyle.