I offer this prayer for use with Protestant/Anglican Prayer Beads whenever you are in need of patience. Use the diagram above to work your way through the beads’ layout. May it help you examine and ease your impatience and foster more trust in God.
|Cross||In the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost|
|Invitatory||Lord be with me as I pray.|
|Resurrection||Thank you for your resurrection, leading us to eternal life.|
|First Cruciform||I love your patience, Lord, because|
|First Week||You are always with me, even if I fail to notice or remember.|
|Second Week||You continually hope I will learn the lessons you present.|
|Third Week||You listen to all my complaints and concerns.|
|Fourth Week||You understand when I ask you for impossible things.|
|Fifth Week||You don’t expect me to be perfect.|
|Sixth Week||You always offer me comfort and love.|
|Seventh Week||You always forgive me for my sins.|
|Second Cruciform||Thank you, Lord, for your patience|
|First Week||When I insist on doing things without your help.|
|Second Week||When I fail to trust or forgive.|
|Third Week||When I make mistakes.|
|Fourth Week||When I am frustrated.|
|Fifth Week||When I procrastinate.|
|Sixth Week||When I am tired, sick, or overwhelmed.|
|Seventh Week||When I repeatedly fail to learn the lessons you present.|
|Third Cruciform||Please have patience and forgive me, Lord, for my sins of|
|Fifth Week||Making assumptions|
|Sixth Week||Not being impeccable with my word|
|Seventh Week||Not taking good care of my physical body.|
|Fourth Cruciform||Please help me, Lord, to have patience with|
|First Week||Family members|
|Third Week||Work and fellow workers|
|Fourth Week||Government, politicians, and other leaders|
|Fifth Week||Health or other issues|
|Sixth Week||My shortcomings|
|Seventh Week||Achieving my goals and aspirations|
|First Cruciform||(The Lord’s Prayer)|
|Listening||Tell me, Lord, what is best to do next? I am listening.|
|Invitatory||In Jesus’ name I pray.|
|Cross or Pendant||Amen|
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