I’m Blessed

Lord,

Help me to stay low, poor in spirit before you,

who considered yourself nothing before God

that I may be blessed, spiritually rich, and happy.

Let me mourn over my sins,

grant me a spirit of repentance

that I may be forgiven, touched by your grace,

and comforted when you lift my burdens.

Help me to walk in your gentle, sweet spirit,

and be kind and self-controlled,

that I may have your peace and security,

and be entrusted with your inheritance.

Put in me an insatiable hunger and thirst

to seek you, know you, and live right before you

that you may nourish me with all your goodness

and I may be completely satisfied in you.

Let me walk in mercy,

trusting in your promises

and sheltering under your deliverance,

that your loving kindness and mercy would overtake me.

Strengthen my heart to walk in purity,

staying on the paths of courage, integrity, and godly character

so that I may see your face clearly and know your closeness.

Let me be a peacemaker to express your heart,

brokering reconciliation, healing, and connection,

and have the joy and favor of being called your child.

Enable me to stand firm in faith,

doing what you have called me to do,

walking in love, courage, truth, and grace

that when persecution comes,

I would be spiritually alive,

my soul lit on fire for your glory,

experiencing your peace that transcends all understanding,

and enjoying your rewards when eternity comes.

I bless you Lord.

Amen.

Paths

Lord,

Lead and guide my steps into all truth,

let your Word be a lamp unto my feet,

illuminate the ways that you have called me.

Let me lean in to hear your voice,

not letting your Word out of my sight,

cherishing your rhema in my heart,

for they are life to me,

healing for soul, mind, and body.

Let my ears hear Wisdom calling in the streets

and turn down to her paths.

Grant me the spirit of the fear of the lord,

knowledge and common sense,

discernment, insight, understanding,

counsel and might,

to live righteous and pleasing in your sight.

Let me see evil coming and hide,

guide me in the ways of truth and light,

Lord that I may be blessed,

give glory to your Name,

but above all just know you and walk with you

all the days of my life.

I love you Lord.

Amen.

Moving In His Spirit

Abba,

Let me rest in your breath today,

walking to the beat of your heart,

infuse me with your Spirit,

and let praise and thanksgiving from my lips

be like incense rising to your throne room of grace

Inhabit my praises to you,

let me move through this day,

aware, swimming through your waves of grace,

washing and renewing me moment by moment,

riding the rhythms and flows of your Spirit,

being content to be still,

knowing when to move and act.

Fill my belly with your delight

as I remember the joy of my salvation,

let your words fill my mouth

spreading life, healing, and grace

like sweet honey from a honeycomb to those around me,

and bless me with more of you,

you’re all I need,

you are everything Lord,

that I may be a blessing to others.

I love you Lord,

be please to glorify, bring honor to your Name

through your beloved daughter today.

Amen.

Divinely Appointed

Lord,

I praise you for your Spirit,

your power, intelligence, and love,

silent, active, a whisper,

moving behind the scenes,

orchestrating and working all things

in alignment with your perfect will,

for my good,

for justice and love,

for your kingdom come.

I praise you for the right people

in the right place at the right time,

the exact resources I need

to fulfill your priorities for my life.

I thank you that I have no lack,

all I need is you,

owner of all the cattle on a hill,

creator of all things, every resource,

bestower of every spiritual blessing.

Open my eyes to see you,

open my ears to hear you,

open my heart to move with you.

Drench me with the riches of your presence,

and bless me to do your will.

Let me delight in and love your ways Lord!

Amen.

Psalm 23

Precious Lord,

I remember that you lead, guide, and protect me,

I have no lack.

I bless you for rest

in the soft green meadows,

hearing the trickling of streams,

and lapping of quiet waters,

you restore my soul

by showing me yourself,

teaching me your ways,

guiding me to paths of life,

all for your glory.

Even though darkness surrounds,

and the enemy prowls

waiting to shoot his flaming arrows,

I won’t be afraid because you’re close,

you’re always with me,

I’ll cling to you,

you show me the way out,

guide and counsel me,

protect and deliver me.

You favor me, honoring me

despite my enemy’s schemes and ways,

you put him to shame.

You anoint my head with oil,

gladness and joy sing from my heart,

my waking, breathing, walking, going,

all my days are blessed in your presence,

surrounded, comforted, lifted up by your goodness and mercy,

and I will praise your name forever.

Amen.

Blessed Path

Lord,

open the eyes of my heart,

awaken my listening to hear your voice,

teach me your ways,

and let me follow you

along the narrow paths

where you lead.

Show me how to live a life

that delights your heart,

learning the rhythms and patterns,

the wisdom you’ve infused in creation.

I thank you for the work of my hands,

bless my actions to express your goodness and love.

I thank you for Shabbat,

grant me grace to rest and refresh deeply in you.

I thank you for new moons

that bring forth fresh revelation and deliverance.

I thank you for your feasts,

reminding me of your story again and again,

your beautiful life, death, resurrection, and redemption.

Please take me higher up and deeper in,

let me align with heaven’s praise and thanksgiving to you,

be pleased to extend your scepter

so that I may draw even closer.

Many you have called, few you have chosen,

establish yourself in me, increase my trust and faith,

that I may be one found chosen in you,

please have your way in me.

I love you Lord,

Amen.

Loving His Way

Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash.

Lord,

let my life wrap tightly around your Word,

loving your statutes,

embracing your ways,

devoting myself at your feet.

Let me draw away

from the pull of the world

just as you did,

to spend time

with you,

refreshed once more

in the stillness,

knowing your presence,

inspired, embraced by your love,

heartened again,

strengthened in spirit and body.

And so give me grace

to do your Word,

grant me a right spirit,

give me a pure heart,

clean hands,

that I may be a true witness,

reflecting your love and grace,

for your glory and my joy.

I love you Lord.

Amen.