Brother Lawrence’s Prayer for Success in Tasks

Brother LawrenceHere is a prayer for success at work that will enable you to use your prayers to God as a secret key to success.  It was composed by Brother Lawrence who was a lay brother in a French monastery in the 1600s.  Even when Brother Lawrence was working in the kitchen he was able to see a nobler purpose being fulfilled by bringing God into every task that he did.  He has influenced millions over the year through his small practical book entitled The Practice of the Presence of God.

Prayer for Success in Tasks by Brother Lawrence

O my God, since Thou art with me, and I must now, in obedience to Thy commands, apply my mind to these outward things, I beseech Thee to grant me the grace to continue in Thy presence; and to this end do Thou prosper me with Thy assistance, receive all my works, and possess all my affections.