When I am overworked,
I will pray for the jobless.
When my children are demanding,
I will pray for the childless.
When I am overwhelmed with housekeeping,
I will pray for the homeless.
When I am grocery shopping,
I will pray for the hungry.
When I am running carpools,
I will pray for the homebound.
I will ask God to turn my moments of fatigue,
boredom, and frustration into times of intercession
for others and thanksgiving for the fullness of my
I will unite my sufferings with those of Christ
and pray his grace on those who are truly