Father, sometimes we find that our mind is blank. We don’t know what to say to others, what to pray, what to plan. It may be a momentary mental blackout, or a depressing phase of life. We’re thankful then that you hear even the simplest cries for help. We’re grateful that you accept us when we say, “God, I don’t know how to pray today, help me, show me!”
And for that we thank you also for the written Word. Through it we can be filled with your Spirit. Even if we have to open its pages and stare at the words until something sinks in, let us do that, Lord. Give us strength even for that small act of courage, because for some of us it is courage to even open the Bible.
Bless those people today for whom this is their reality. Intervene so that they can be restored to good thinking, to holy ideas, to righteous plans, to prayers that seek your gracious will. Move them from the blank mind to the fullness of Christ. Amen!