Precious is Your holy presence, Lord, for in You true happiness abides. Be ever nearer to Your chosen one, Father. Show me the deep mysteries of contentment that exist as I build my foundation upon the truth that You delight to love me completely. Break off the shackles of “agreed-to” lies that constrain Your Holy Spirit’s access to my soul. May I come to You confessionally in full exposure, not fearing Your response but welcoming Your cleansing touch, Lord. Resurrect the joy that has been deadened by life struggles so that I can dance on the wings of grace once more. For no struggle is in vain when I learn what You are teaching me. No trial goes without reward when I trust Your leadership through the dark valleys. Tether me to Your light with the truth of the gospel. Take me to the depth of Your majesty with a hunger to walk in the word each day. I humbly place that which causes me to worry into Your loving hands. Under the watchful word of 1 Peter 5:6-7 and the authority of Christ Jesus, these prayers are submitted to heaven.
Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God
so that at the proper time he may exalt you,
casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
1 Peter 5:6-7, ESV