Monday, December 8, 2008

Prayer of the Day

Morning has risen.  O God, take away from our heads the sleepiness of the night, and from our limbs the sleepiness of the night.  During this day protect us from every kind of ill and misfortune that we may return safely home at night.
A woman's morning prayer
Pygmies, Zaire, Africa

This prayer was taken from:  
Van de Weyer, Robert.  African Prayers:Praise, Thanksgiving, Hope and Trust.  Nashville, TN: Dimensions for Living, 2002.

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