Dear Heavenly Father,
With heavy hearts we come to You;
A life is leaving us and sorrow is waiting to take us down.
Thank you for the comfort we find in Your presence.
Send us Your peace Lord; don’t let us waiver and doubt.
Take the hand of our dear sister/brother and make Yourself known.
As we wait and watch, we know Lord that none of us will escape this journey through death.
Teach us how to embrace it with faith.
Give us strength to hold up those who are stepping closer to seeing You face to face.
Take away the fear in the heart of our loved one who will soon see You.
Let them find peace in Your grace,
Comfort in Your love,
And strength in Your mighty power over death.
Comfort us as our grief seems to overpower us.