I was looking for a gratitude prayer I could relate to. Not as easy as it sounds to find. So in case it could be of use to somebody else, here it is:
Prayer for Expressing Gratitude
Gracious God, in the busy-ness of my day, I sometimes forget to stop to thank you for all that is good in my life.
My blessings are many and my heart is filled with gratefulness for
the gift of living, for the ability to love and be loved, for the
opportunity to see the everyday wonders of creation, for sleep and
water, for a mind that thinks and a body that feels.
I thank you, too, for those things in my life that are less than I
would hope them to be. Things that seem challenging, unfair, or
difficult. When my heart feels stretched and empty, and pools of tears
form in my weary eyes, still I rejoice that you are as near to me as my
next breath and that in the midst of turbulence, I am growing and
In the silence of my soul, I thank you most of all for your unconditional and eternal love.
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