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To: Salvation

O Lord God, our Father Almighty,
You who were pleased that your only begotton Son
should take flesh from a virgin
and be made man for our salvation,
You who sent your angel Gabriel to the holy Virgin Mary
with the good tidings of his conception,
You were the one who had decided that before all ages
that she should be the instrument of such a great mystery.

By her prayers,
and those of all your saints,
announce to our souls the good news,
the glad tidings of the forgiveness of sins
through your grace and mercy and and love.
Speak peace to your people,
Help us walk the path that will make us well pleasing in your sight
through your kindness and mercy,
and may our feet never stray
from the road to your heavenly kingdom
opened up to us through the mercy and love of Jesus your Son
for a sad and suffering mankind.

O Lord, during this advent season,
soften our hearts,
open our eyes,
and may we ponder the truth of a God who truly loves us,
this day, and always.

Amen.


7 posted on 12/03/2006 6:17:24 AM PST by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: Knitting A Conundrum

Thank you, kac for the prayer/poem.


9 posted on 12/03/2006 6:59:16 PM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Knitting A Conundrum

I love the burning candle at the top of this thread, the way it flickers makes me feel like it's real!


13 posted on 12/03/2006 8:41:25 PM PST by Ciexyz (Satisfied owner of a 2007 Toyota Corolla.)
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