Dear God, hear my confession. Here are the reasons I have given up on you, the reasons I have lost my sense of purpose . . . And here are the reasons I have given up on myself…
Lord, you are the God of creation. Create a new heart within me. Renew my spirit. Give me the courage to make a commitment to start over. Help me use the wisdom I have gained through suffering to help others. Help me believe that you have not forgotten me, even though I have turned away from you.
Hear my prayer. Teach me to love and care again. Amen