Prayer for lost children, desire for patience

For what, my soul, do you yearn? To love and be loved. Lord, I know Your love! Why do I so miss and ache for reconnection to my lost children? I wish to know they are well. Please protect them.

I was alone and growing with my love for You; then, in Your providence, You matched me with one whose character and earthly love I could not have dreamed for! You continue to reveal to me that love which transcended nothingness and created all, including us. Yet, my heart yearns, when I awaken Lord, for those turned away from me by the one who bore them.

May I return to rest at this late hour, Lord, because I know You know my sorrow and my fatherly desires. Bless my children who are missing. Soften their hearts as only You can do. May they rediscover Your love. May Your love inculcated within me redound to those around me and yield fruit worthy of Your earthly sacrifice. May I continue to forgive trespasses and know that all justice is ultimately Yours.

In You, oh Lord, I trust. Please hear Your lowly servant’s prayers for reunion with my children and for the special patience available to be made available to all those who carry small and large crosses in their lives, in love with You and Your cross and resurrection. Amen.

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Father please touch and heal all. May our lost children find their way back to you. So we may unite as one family under your love and one day live to serve you in your kingdom forever. In your name, Jesus amen!

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Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit
of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

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(bold mine)

For what, my soul, do you yearn? To love and be loved. Lord, I know Your love! Why do I so miss and ache for reconnection to my lost children? I wish to know they are well. Please protect them.

Our Father, Who art in heaven,
hallowed be Thy name;
Thy kingdom come;
Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil,
Amen.

I was alone and growing with my love for You; then, in Your providence, You matched me with one whose character and earthly love I could not have dreamed for! You continue to reveal to me that love which transcended nothingness and created all, including us. Yet, my heart yearns, when I awaken Lord, for those turned away from me by the one who bore them.

Our Father, Who art in heaven,
hallowed be Thy name;
Thy kingdom come;
Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil,
Amen.

May I return to rest at this late hour, Lord, because I know You know my sorrow and my fatherly desires. Bless my children who are missing. Soften their hearts as only You can do. May they rediscover Your love. May Your love inculcated within me redound to those around me and yield fruit worthy of Your earthly sacrifice. May I continue to forgive trespasses and know that all justice is ultimately Yours.

Our Father, Who art in heaven,
hallowed be Thy name;
Thy kingdom come;
Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil,
Amen.

In You, oh Lord, I trust. Please hear Your lowly servant’s prayers for reunion with my children and for the special patience available to be made available to all those who carry small and large crosses in their lives, in love with You and Your cross and resurrection. Amen.

Our Father, Who art in heaven,
hallowed be Thy name;
Thy kingdom come;
Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil,
Amen.

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LORD Jesus please help your child.

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Saint Michael, the archangel, defend us in battle, be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil, may God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do you, O’ Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God thrust into Hell Satan and all the other evil spirits who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls.

Amen.

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.

Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

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@uprant, thank you so much for your personal prayerful attention to my prayers. God bless you and keep you and yours, always. May we all recognize each other in paradise, if not before. Peace.

Praying for you, your family and your situation.:pray:

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@Bixx, @upant, today I will see the one child out of four who still remains open and communicative. Lord, You are all I need, I know, but this singular joy is beyond measure. Thank you for Your mercy! Thank you for the lessons on reliance on You.

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This is wonderful :pray: I will keep you and your children in my prayers.

Litany of Trust

(written by Sr. Faustina Maria Pia, SV)

From the belief that I have to earn Your love
Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear that I am unlovable
Deliver me, Jesus.

From the false security that I have what it takes
Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear that trusting You will leave me more destitute
Deliver me, Jesus.

From all suspicion of Your words and promises
Deliver me, Jesus.

From the rebellion against childlike dependency on You
Deliver me, Jesus.

From refusals and reluctances in accepting Your will
Deliver me, Jesus.

From anxiety about the future
Deliver me, Jesus.

From resentment or excessive preoccupation with the past
Deliver me, Jesus.

From restless self-seeking in the present moment
Deliver me, Jesus.

From disbelief in Your love and presence
Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of being asked to give more than I have
Deliver me, Jesus.

From the belief that my life has no meaning or worth
Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of what love demands
Deliver me, Jesus.

From discouragement
Deliver me, Jesus.

That You are continually holding me, sustaining me, loving me
Jesus, I trust in you.

That Your love goes deeper than my sins and failings, and transforms me
Jesus, I trust in you.

That not knowing what tomorrow brings is an invitation to lean on You
Jesus, I trust in you.

That you are with me in my suffering
Jesus, I trust in you.

That my suffering, united to Your own, will bear fruit in this life and the next
Jesus, I trust in you.

That You will not leave me orphan, that You are present in Your Church
Jesus, I trust in you.

That Your plan is better than anything else
Jesus, I trust in you.

That You always hear me and in Your goodness always respond to me
Jesus, I trust in you.

That You give me the grace to accept forgiveness and to forgive others
Jesus, I trust in you.

That You give me all the strength I need for what is asked
Jesus, I trust in you.

That my life is a gift
Jesus, I trust in you.

That You will teach me to trust You
Jesus, I trust in you.

That You are my Lord and my God
Jesus, I trust in you.

That I am Your beloved one
Jesus, I trust in you.

Amen. :latin_cross:

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Praying for you and your children.

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That is a fecund litany of the human-God dynamic that I don’t recall reading before. Thank you for sharing. I began here at 3:16 AM, a digital clock witness to the greatest love act in our history. Thank you, John.

I’ve shared previously that I am pursuing an annulment. I recently read my ex-spouse’s added witness responses, and it is increasingly clear why my children are behaving toward me as they are, based on the fabrications shared. According to my former spouse, underscored by her witness friend, I lived a deceitful, adulterous life, guilty and hidden beneath a Christian veneer that my children grew up with. My eldest expressed as much.in a note dashed out to me that I mentioned here. I am grateful to know God’s knowledge of the truth of my life is enough. I pray to have the chance to rebut the details of falsehoods expressed and to reconcile with my remaining children. I am glad to have had the opportunity to have expressed all of those details to our two sons, one of whom was mature enough to now balance both sides.

God’s 3:16 love is sublime in its spiritual empowerment to overcome human sin, our own and that of others! As I again encounter its motive force, contemplating it now, I can open to my former spouse and pray that she turn from her enmity and receive the forgiveness and peace allotted to those who accept Jesus’ call to repent and return to His Sacred Heart. Thank you for your prayer, @Bixx, and God be with you always in your journey, too.

Lord, please hear my prayer for @indymb’s intentions.

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