The Lord’s Prayer – for Father’s Day

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“This, then, is how you should pray:

“‘Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name…”  – Matthew 6:9 

Happy Dad’s Day, friends!

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two dads!

For me, I am especially blessed to have my dad – just a month shy of 90 – living next door and a daily part of my life.

In today’s post I’m sharing (best as I can remember how it goes) the “Lord’s Prayer for Dads” that I made up a number of years ago.

My prayer is followed by the traditional version.

Here you go. Enjoy and feel free to share with dads you know and love – DEREK

  • We’re the fathers who aren’t in heaven; harassed is our name. Our kids won’t come, our will’s not done, not on earth or in heaven (or at church, or the grocery store, or anywhere at all come to mention it). We need to cut back on our daily bread and not only are we trespassers but we’re in debt up to our eyeballs. Lead us not into Whole Foods but deliver us from pizza. For we have no kingdom, the kids took all our power, and as for glory? – not now, not ever! Amen.

Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses/debts, as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom the power and the glory. For ever and ever, Amen.

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