Prayer from Saint Augustine’s Prayer Book
Grant us patience, O Lord, to follow the road you have taken. Let our confidence not rest in our own understanding but in your guiding hand; let our desires not be for our own comfort, but for the joy of your kingdom; for your cross is our hope and our joy now and unto the day of eternity. Amen.
and come before his presence with a song.
we are his people and the sheep of his pasture.
go into his courts with praise; *
his mercy is everlasting; *