Prayers of Hope for the Brokenhearted by Jill Kelly.

Sometimes the deepest hurts are the most difficult to express. Times of heartbreak and sorrow can also be times of great loneliness, when it seems you bear unbearable burdens by yourself.

As you let these prayers become your own, you can trust that God is very present. You can believe that He sees each tear, hears each cry of pain, and listens closely to each whispered plea. You can know that He will never leave you nor forsake you.

Fear Not

Father, I’m afraid! I’m overwhelmed! Where are You? I need YOU! I need You right now.

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What Only You Can Do

Lord, I expect too much from people.
The expectations I have of others can only be met in You.
You alone can satisfy every craving I have.
You alone can fill the emptiness in my soul.

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My Purpose

Lord, I have so many roles to play.
Wife, mother, daughter, friend-the list goes on.

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Brokenness Made Whole

Why can’t everything work out?

Why does life have to be like this?

Why must we endure painful trials and temptations?

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Be Near

Where are You, Lord? Why do You seem so far away? We draw near to You, Lord. We have nowhere else to go. Please draw near, Father.

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When I Don't Understand

I don’t understand why all of this is happening.

I can’t fight this battle.

I hate suffering.

I cannot bear to walk through this one more day, one more hour, one more minute.

My heart aches!

We need You now, Lord.

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