Today, dear God,

Guide my hopes and selfish schemes 
to peer beyond the in-betweens.
Then steer my love to life around me.
Each day, all day, help me to stay
in pace with You.
Can You help, heal?
Slow me down, make me real?
Dear God, today,
I pray You will.

 (by Chris Maxwell, originally published in Workday Prayers: On-the-job Meditations for Tending Your Soul, by Timothy Jones, Loyola Press, 2000)