Why would I do that with them but not with the one that I’m discerning to spend the rest of my life with?
A: As I look back on my time high school and college, I’ve noticed that most of the friends that I still have from those days are friends that I prayed with.
If you don’t know where to start in prayer — how to begin talking to God daily, or how to surrender your desires and difficulties in singleness to him — here are nine prayers for the not-yet-married life, each with God’s words to help shape your longing and waiting. If those seven words and the faith beneath them were enough to carry Jesus through the cross for my sake, they should be enough to carry me through anything in this life for his sake.
Prepare me to make the most of marriage or singleness, whatever you have chosen and planned for me.
We really do convince ourselves that we know better, that we can choose better for ourselves than God can — the same God who came and died at infinite cost to save us. When we begin to feel overlooked or forgotten, or to doubt God’s love for us, we distance ourselves from him, when we should be running to him.
Instead of walking away, we really need to kneel down and pray.
May these relationship prayers help you to build a full, healthy, and warm relationship with your significant other, or help you find romance.
We also provide links for prayers to help you with other relationships.
Please take away all the pain and hurt in my heart. I deeply believe that You have given me this person to love and to hold for the rest of my days.Fill it with love, joy, patience, and understanding. The Bible has taught me that a threefold cord is not quickly broken.Bless me and my partner, so that we may never surrender to whatever challenges that come our way. Come and be with us, Lord, for only You can make two broken hearts understand each other.Q: I’ve read that it’s emotionally unchaste to pray with your significant other if you’re not married because prayer is an intensely intimate experience between you and God.I’ve prayed the liturgy of the hours, chaplets of divine mercy, and rosaries with close friends daily, and we’ve discovered just how crucial that prayer has been to strengthening our friendship.