Hear my prayer, O Lord.
Lord God, Almighty Father, who was, and is, and is to come, hear our prayer.
Hear our prayer for forgiveness, for faith, for courage, for strength.
Hear our prayer for our families and for the families of those we love.
Hear our prayer for the needs of those who are ill; those who are abused; those who are hurting; those who are anxious; those whose faith is faltering; those who have made bad choices.
As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are your ways higher than our ways. Hear our prayer, O Lord, to make your ways our ways.
You may not get what you ask for.
You may get something much better.