Walk Together - 30 Days of Prayer for Families with PTSD - Day 28
“Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer” Romans 12:12.
Trust in God and all will be well with your soul. When we go through a traumatic experience sometimes it can feel as if our breath has been knocked out of us. Sometimes it may have been. Spending time with our Lord in prayer can help to minimize the impact of the trauma and helps us to heal and get stronger. In addition, it can help us to be patient even in our pain and can fill us with peace which will eventually lead to a life filled with joy in Jesus.
Pray today for God to help you to trust in Him more. Pray today to be filled with the kind of peace that leads to a joy filled life.
Prayer to move from Post-Traumatic Stress to Peace, Trust, Strength, and Discipline
Lord, thank you for surrounding us with your deep, deep love and covering us with your grace and mercy. We know that you want all of your children to live peaceful and prosperous lives. At times though, especially after someone has wronged us or we have been traumatized it is hard to move forward. We can get caught in a cycle of fear, worry, shame, and guilt that can distract us from walking with one another and You.
Help us to run with faith towards the foot of the cross trusting that You have everything that we need. Thank you for helping us learn to trust you more, Lord. Thank you for leading us to a joy filled life with you. Help us to focus our time and energy on the love, peace, and joy that You have planned for us. We ask that where our heart and soul are in turmoil that you bring us back to peace. We especially pray for peace and strength for those families in Uvalde, TX as they mourn the loss of their loved ones. We love you and look forward to our continued journey with You as we walk together toward a life filled with more peace, trust, strength, and discipline.
Prayer of St. Francis
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace:
where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.
O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console,
to be understood as to understand,
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
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