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Prayer For Loss

Find comfort from the overwhelming feelings of sorrow and grief.  These prayers for loss will help you keep focused on God’s promise of eternity.

Heavenly Father, You know how deep my grief is. I long for the touch of a hand, the sound of a voice that is stilled. You are merciful and kind. You will comfort my wounded heart. Wipe the tears from my eyes. Thank You for understanding so well our poor human hearts and for letting us lean on You. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

by Norman Vincent Peale
Source: A Prayer for Every Need

Lord, I know that You comprehend the depth of my grief. Please, Lord, take some of this pain from me, for I cannot bear it all alone. Please give me the grace to relinquish my sorrow to You, bit by bit, as I am ready. And then, Lord, fill my empty spaces in whatever ways are best for me.

by Marci Alborghetti

O merciful Father, who hast taught us in Thy holy Word that
 Thou dost not willingly afflict or grieve the children of men:
 Look with pity upon the sorrows of Thy servant for whom 
our prayers are offered. Remember him, O Lord, in mercy,
 nourish his soul with patience, comfort him with a sense of
 Thy goodness, lift up Thy countenance upon him, and give
 him peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Source: Book of Common Prayer
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