Blessing: Prodigal Son

Here’s a prayer reflection inspired written for Lent 4, Year C by Jan Richardson.


Blessing that Waits to Come to Your Aid

(inspired by Luke 15: 1-3, 11-32)


When I have become

so reliant on myself

that I cannot see

the need that gnaws

so deep

in my soul,


open my eyes,

open my heart,

open my mouth

to cry out

for the help

that you do not ration,

the deliverance

that you delight to offer

in glad and

generous measure.


~ written by Jan L. Richardson, and posted on The Painted Prayerbook.