Work seems to dominate the time of our daily lives. Why not dedicate this time to God with a short prayer before work starts? Set yourself reminders before work begins to pray for God’s assistance and to thank him for the gifts you have been given and the call to do the work you were meant to do.
A Prayer Before Work
You made me in your image and likeness, to be a steward of your creation.
I embrace the gifts you have given me and vow to use them today to serve you and others through the work that I do.
Bless my work, Lord.
Short Prayer Before Work
Your great work is apparent throughout the world.
I offer you my time time in service to you.
Bless the work I do and make it a vehicle for your will.
Prayer Before Work You Dislike
Though I dislike this work,
I recognize the gift of your cross and will carry my own cross today.
Sanctify me through the hard work that I endure.
Protect me from the temptation of evil.
Through Christ our Lord,
Catholic Prayer Before Work: Actiones Nostras
may everything we do
begin with your inspiration
and continue with your saving help.
Let our work always find its origin in you
and through you reach completion.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
Our lord and gracious god, guide us and protect us from influences beyond our control. Help us weave through uncertain times and stay focused on our work to better the lives of Pacific people in New Zealand. Make our minds open to change and relieve us from thinking ill thoughts that may affect our colleagues that we work with and in the work that they do.
Bring through the creative spirit that is all of us and capatise on the skills that we each bring to our roles. We rely on you god to keep us focused on our foundational spiritulism that binds us together as one. Our week ahead will be challenging so its important to remember and give thanks to your ever presence in our lives and the work that we do. Please help us to remain positive and forever humble in your awesome embrace.
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