Give strength to hands that are tired
and to knees that tremble with weakness.
Tell everyone who is discouraged,
“Be strong and don’t be afraid!
God is coming to your rescue.” Isaiah 35: 3-4
Lord, we pray for all those who are tired and weary – weary from caring for others, weary from trying to make ends meet, weary from coping with pain and illness. We pray for those who are discouraged – because of repeated knocks and setbacks, because through age and illness they cannot do what they did. We pray for ourselves that we may know your strength to keep going, to help others, to be witnesses to you