Lord God, so many people in so many situations need your help.
- Those who often travel, for safety.
- Those who work in dangerous jobs or circumstances, for security.
- Those who suffer from disasters like hurricanes or earthquakes, for basic needs of shelter, food, and water.
- Those who must fend off oppressive thoughts and dark moods, for peace.
- Those who serve the public, for patience.
- Those who are employed in government or are elected to their position or have assumed power in some way, for justice.
- Those who often deal with the poor, the oppressed, or the excluded from society, for compassion.
- Those who are lonely, forgotten, or needy, for companionship.
- Those who struggle with addictions or are trapped in abusive relationships, for freedom.
- Those whose worth is tied to possessions and those who love money, for wholeness.
- Those who have no hope or who rest upon false expectations, for faith.
- Those who seek pleasure in this world or have seen its true end, for joy.
- Those who serve you in the gospel, for perseverance.
You are the God who can supply every need and offer every help. Rise up, O Lord, and let us all rejoice in your active goodness.