Lovcen Mountains National park at sunset in Montenegro
Peace. Peace. Peace.

Lead me from death to life,

from falsehood to truth.

Lead me from despair to hope,

from fear to trust.

Lead me from hate to love,

from war to peace.

Let peace fill our heart,

our world, our universe.

Peace. Peace. Peace.


From Hinduism: The Upanishads

Adapted by Satish Kumar

Keywords: Hindu, prayer, peace, trust, truth

Let peace full our hearts

Compassionate God,

when we find ourselves in darkness,

it is difficult to hope.

But then we see a distant flicker of light,

and a tinge of hopefulness opens up new paths.

Show us new pathways of compassion and lovingkindness. Bring hope and faith in times of despair.

Reconcile and restore

with your gentle but powerful

presence and love.


Author: CommonSpirit Formation

Submitted by: CommonSpirit Formation

Keywords: Prayer, hope, light new paths, presence, love

A prayer for hope and anxiety

God of Everything,

blanket the anxiety of our world

with your compassionate warmth and grace –

giving hope to the hopeless,

strength to the saddened,

and abiding peace to all.


May the beauty of your goodness

shine bright everyday through the darkness,

and may we know to look to you

for those things which can only be seen

through your eyes.


Protect the brave and sustain the courageous.

It is in you that we live,

through you that we love,

and because of you that hope will continue,

now and always.

Hear our prayer.


Author: CommonSpirit Formation

Author: Prayer, hope, compassion, peace, courage

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