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Prayer of Giving

Three children caring for an orphaned kitten they rescued from the rubble during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

Three children with a kitten they rescued after Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The kitten was named Jennifer, for the photographer and fellow rescuer. (Jennifer Hardy/CRS)

Loving and gracious God,

I have given gold,
But there is only so much gold.

I have given blood,
But I have only so much blood to give.

I have given my time,
But days have only so many hours.

I have given my strength,
But even that has its limits.

So I give my love.

Because love is gold, and love is blood.
And love is time, and love is strength.
But love is also so much more.
Because love is God.
And God is love.

And only you, God, have no limits.

Amen



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