Postponement Prayer

A prayer for those who have to postpone a wedding, conversion, or another major event due to coronavirus or other circumstances beyond their control. Suggested use: Pray this upon reaching the projected date of the event. 


Holy One of Blessing
I stand before You today
ready to embrace Your unending love
and ready to respond with love in return

Today is not the day I imagined
and yet I am still here, standing with You,
understanding that sometimes plans overturn
and all that we yearned for
remains undone

Holy One of Blessing,
my heart breaks for what should have been
and longs for what’s yet to come
Help me find holiness
in this in-between,
Bless me with savlanut (patience)
tikvah (hope) and koakh (strength)

Sit beside me in time’s waiting room
where I pray the day may soon arrive
when I can stand before You again
ready to welcome a new beginning

Blessed are You, Arranger of Time and Space,
Who blesses every season, and Who blesses Your people forever.

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on email
Email

Ritualwell content is available for free thanks to the generous support of readers like you! Please help us continue to offer meaningful content with a donation today. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Rituals

Shop Ritualwell - Discover unique Judaica products

The Reconstructionist Network

Serving as central organization of the Reconstructionist movement

Training the next generation of groundbreaking rabbis

Modeling respectful conversations on pressing Jewish issues

Curating original, Jewish rituals, and convening Jewish creatives

Count On Telling Your Story: A Ritualwell In-Person Immersion

Join us for Count On Telling Your Story: A Ritualwell In-Person Immersion on Sunday, June 9th. Mix and mingle with old and new friends, enjoy delicious kosher-vegetarian food and engage in a variety of creative, thought-provoking sessions exploring rituals, writing, and art.

Get the latest from Ritualwell

Subscribe for the latest rituals, online learning opportunities, and unique Judaica finds from our store.

The Reconstructionist Network