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Prayers for every day life

Lighting a candlecandle


may this candle be a light for you to enlighten me

in my difficulties and decisions.

May it be a fire for you to burn out of me all selfishness and sin.

My it be a flame for you to bring warmth into my heart

towards my family, neighbours and all who meet me.

I place in your care those I come now to remember, especailly……..

I cannot stay long here with you:

in leaving this candle I wish to give you something of myself.

Hlep me to continue  my prayer

into everything I do this day.



  1. I would love to use this for our prayer candle stand at my local church. It is very good.

    Comment by Sandra | October 25, 2012 | Reply

  2. It is such a lovely prayer, it made my heart leap. Thank you.

    Comment by Anne Denwood | November 10, 2012 | Reply

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