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A Prayer for My Friends, Family and Neighbors on this Planet
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by Susan Lyttek

As I walk and work through my day, I feel normal and happy. On the surface of things, the worldwide crisis does not affect me.

2:00 AM and my blood pressure indicate something different.

So obviously, I am just as concerned and, though I hate to say it, fearful as the people I talk to via phone and internet or watch on videos. What do we do about it? Last week, I tried to inject humor. If you visit Facebook at all, you’ll see humor about the pandemic is rampant. It definitely is one way to deal with the day to day.

But as a Christian, I need to remind myself that none of these events caught God by surprise. None of it is a mystery or a threat to Him or His purposes. And what does He recommend that we mortals do when life overwhelms us? He recommends the same thing that He recommends when life is smooth sailing.  

Philippians 4:6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

In every situation, we should pray.

Prayer sounds like some high and mighty spiritual discipline, but in truth, it is just talking. It is telling God your thoughts and feelings. Why? Not because He needs us to tell Him. Nope. He is omniscient and knows it all. It’s more so we process what is happening and then turn over the control to Him. Once we release control, the nerves calm. Once we give it all to God (and we need to do it often!) our perspective changes.

Anyway, here goes. Feel free to use this prayer or share it with anyone who needs it.

Dear God:

Thank you for being God and loving your creation. We rejoice that you are in heaven and that one day, through the sacrifice of your son, we will be able to join you there. You did not have to create any of us, but you did, and we love having a life to live. Help us to live it in your honor and for your glory.

Today, the world around us exhibits fear. This dangerous virus seemed to come out of nowhere. We have gone from business (and busy-ness) as usual to stockpiling supplies and being confined to our homes and/or communities. Comfort us with the knowledge that none of these events or circumstances surprised you. You hold all times and all people in your hands. How much more tenderly do you hold the community of believers! Fear will not help us. Panic will not help us. Only trusting you and living in the times you have given us will allow us to be blessed and in turn, bless the world around us.

We ask you today, show us how to minister to the hurting. If there is anyone we need to forgive, show us how to comfort that person first. Remove our stubborn pride so that we can accept help and prayers from others, too. Give us the tools to reach out—whether through a social media, a card or a call.

We trust you, God, to provide for us through this time. Anytime we are tempted to hoard, rather than just re-provision, calm our fears and remind us that you, the same God who gave Israel manna in the wilderness, promise our daily bread and will nourish and sustain us. Give us the grace and the guidance to share any abundance we have with others who have needs, especially those who have lost or reduced their income.

Forgive us any time we cease to trust you. Remind us to keep our eyes on you instead of the media. Guide us and help us walk through these days in wisdom. Let us neither be reckless, nor fearful. Rather than worrying about ourselves, remind us to pray for those who are sick or suffering. Remind us too, to pray for those in the medical and emergency professions who find themselves taxed to their limits at this time. Keep them healthy, wise and strong.

As we open our eyes each day, fill us with gratitude. Help us to see the original beauty of your creation before it was marred by evils such as the current virus. Fill us with the joy of your salvation, keeping our eyes on you and your promises.

You will never cease to be God. You will never step down from your throne. You alone are holy, all-powerful and love incarnate. Thank you for making us your image. Help us to walk in your ways. Amen

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Times of Transition
Susan Lyttek
6/6/2015

Blog Ideas
Susan Lyttek
5/30/2015

Mercs Next Door, Part 2
Susan Lyttek
5/23/2015

Mercs Next Door, Part 1
Susan Lyttek
5/15/2015

Getting to Mom
Susan Lyttek
5/9/2015

To Blog or Not to Blog
Susan Lyttek
5/2/2015

Driving Lessons
Susan Lyttek
4/25/2015

Gaming Education
Susan Lyttek
4/18/2015

Fast Lessons
Susan Lyttek
4/11/2015

Resurrection Thoughts
Susan Lyttek
4/4/2015

Power of the Coupon
Susan Lyttek
3/28/2015

Spring Planting
Susan Lyttek
3/21/2015

Showing My Age
Susan Lyttek
3/14/2015

Teaching Women
Susan Lyttek
3/7/2015

Beware the Ides of... February
Susan Lyttek
2/28/2015

Honoring a President in Fiction
Susan Lyttek
2/21/2015

Gratitude Lessons
Susan Lyttek
2/14/2015

The Pros and Cons of Research
Susan Lyttek
2/6/2015

Off the Hamster Wheel... Part 3
Susan Lyttek
1/30/2015

Off the Hamster Wheel... Part 2
Susan Lyttek
1/24/2015

The Homeschool Hamster Wheel
Susan Lyttek
1/16/2015

Etiquette Education
Susan Lyttek
1/9/2015

Ready Stance
Susan Lyttek
1/2/2015

Our Christmas Letter
Susan Lyttek
12/26/2014

Sharing Christmas, Part Two
Susan Lyttek
12/19/2014

Sharing Christmas
Susan Lyttek
12/12/2014

Swedish Christmas Education
Susan Lyttek
12/5/2014

The Worry/Grumble Antidote
Susan Lyttek
11/28/2014

Milestone Days
Susan Lyttek
11/21/2014

Volunteer Education--via Operation Christmas Child
Susan Lyttek
11/14/2014

Veteran Education
Susan Lyttek
11/7/2014

Reformation Education
Susan Lyttek
10/31/2014

The Reluctant Vegetarian
Susan Lyttek
10/24/2014

What I Didn't, Couldn't Teach
Susan Lyttek
10/17/2014

Learning to Stand
Susan Lyttek
10/10/2014

Christian Work Ethic
Susan Lyttek
10/3/2014

Animal Education
Susan Lyttek
9/26/2014

Changing the Love of Learning
Susan Lyttek
9/19/2014

Blog Block
Susan Lyttek
9/12/2014

Educating Mom
Susan Lyttek
9/5/2014

The Debate
Susan Lyttek
8/29/2014

Interview with Jane, a non-homeschooling friend
Susan Lyttek
8/22/2014

The Homeschool Rebel
Susan Lyttek
8/15/2014

Other Countries, Other Peoples
Susan Lyttek
8/8/2014

George Washington Lessons
Susan Lyttek
8/1/2014

Interview with Heather Day Gilbert
Susan Lyttek
7/25/2014

A Creation Education
Susan Lyttek
7/18/2014

The Blessing of the Church
Susan Lyttek
7/11/2014

Free to Homeschool
Susan Lyttek
7/4/2014

The Best Thing
Susan Lyttek
6/27/2014

School Lite
Susan Lyttek
6/20/2014

Homeschooling Poetry
Susan Lyttek
6/13/2014

Homeschool Preschool
Susan Lyttek
6/6/2014

AWANAcation (or Awana Education)
Susan Lyttek
5/30/2014

Drowning in the Ideal Schedule
Susan Lyttek
5/23/2014

Penpal Encouragement: An Interview with Sandi
Susan Lyttek
5/16/2014

Unexpected Education
Susan Lyttek
5/9/2014

When Is a Homeschool Mom NOT a Homeschool Mom?
Susan Lyttek
5/2/2014

Relax, It's Just Writing
Susan Lyttek
4/25/2014

Purpose Driven Homeschool
Susan Lyttek
4/18/2014

The Heart of the Music
Susan Lyttek
4/11/2014

Music Lessons
Susan Lyttek
4/4/2014

Teaching My Testimony (Part 2)
Susan Lyttek
3/28/2014

Teaching My Testimony (Part 1)
Susan Lyttek
3/21/2014

Glimmers of Homeschooling
Susan Lyttek
3/14/2014

Failed Days
Susan Lyttek
3/7/2014

Other Side of the Homeschool Table...Leanne Hanson
Susan Lyttek
2/28/2014

Fairy Tale Theology
Susan Lyttek
2/21/2014

Things I Love about Life and Homeschooling
Susan Lyttek
2/14/2014

Limitless Creativity by Bonnie Rose Hudson
Susan Lyttek
2/7/2014

Weaving Christ into Math
Susan Lyttek
1/31/2014

Paula Mowery Interview
Susan Lyttek
1/24/2014

Historic Field Trips
Susan Lyttek
1/17/2014

Snow Days... Homeschool Style
Susan Lyttek
1/10/2014

Homeschooled Mom Resolutions
Susan Lyttek
1/3/2014

Off Schedule
Susan Lyttek
12/27/2013

Teaching Christmas
Susan Lyttek
12/20/2013

The (Writerly) Benefits of Learning Together
Susan Lyttek
12/13/2013

Homeschooling reinforced that I am not perfect
Susan Lyttek
12/6/2013

And they said homeschooling would be easy...
Susan Lyttek
11/29/2013