Shielding Myself from Harm

Found In: Morning Service, Saturday

Tags: tallit

This prayer for protection is one I created to use as a final prayer for Shacharit (morning prayers) each day.  As I say each verse I reach down to the earth and draw energy up my body; clapping my hands together over my head when I say the last word of the first line.  Then I move the energy around my head on the second line, and release it back over my body on the last two words.

For me, I'm creating a virtual/energetic tallit to wear over my body during the day to set the intention against harming others or being harmed by others.

Shielding Prayer (weekday)
May I be guarded, shielded, guided, and protected
Against accidentally, unknowingly, unintentionally, or unjustly
Harming myself

May I be guarded, shielded, guided, and protected
Against accidentally, unknowingly, unintentionally, or unjustly
Harming others

May I be guarded, shielded, guided, and protected
Against accidentally, unknowingly, unintentionally, or unjustly
Being harmed by others

Shielding Prayer (Shabbat)
May I be enveloped, enrobed, and wrapped in the Peace of the Sabbath
So I may not accidentally, unknowingly, unintentionally, or unjustly
Harm myself

May I be enveloped, enrobed, and wrapped in the Peace of the Sabbath
So I may not accidentally, unknowingly, unintentionally, or unjustly
Harm others

May I be enveloped, enrobed, and wrapped in the Peace of the Sabbath
So I may not accidentally, unknowingly, unintentionally, or unjustly
Be harmed by others