Aleteia

A prayer to dedicate your day to God when you wake up

WOMAN
By Nenad Aksic | Shutterstock
Share

To start your day on the right note, use this prayer that comes from St. Therese of the Child Jesus.

 “But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love” (Ps 59: 16)

There is nothing better than praying as soon as you wake up in the morning, to dedicate your day to the Lord. A Morning Offering allows us to begin our day on a positive note and to face all the difficulties with God’s help. In the course of centuries, saints have composed many morning prayers. This is one among them, by St. Teresa of Child Jesus:

O my God! I offer Thee all my actions of this day for the intentions and for the glory of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I desire to sanctify every beat of my heart, my every thought, my simplest works, by uniting them to His infinite merits; and I wish to make reparation for my sins by casting them into the furnace of His merciful love. O my God, I ask of Thee for myself and for those dear to me the grace to fulfill perfectly Thy holy will, to accept, for love of Thee, the joys and sorrows of this passing life, so that we may one day be united together in Heaven for all eternity.

Amen.

Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.