From birth until now your love has illumined my path and wondrously guided me towards the light of eternity. From birth until now the generous gifts of your providence have been marvelously poured upon me. I thank you with all who have come to know you and call upon your name.
You, O Lord, shall help your righteous one and deliver them; you shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in you.
Your steadfast love, O Lord, is in the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the clouds. For with you is the fountain of life; In Your light we see light. Continue your mercy to those who know you, and your righteousness to the upright in heart.
I will give you thanks in the great assembly; I will praise you among many people. And my tongue shall speak of your righteousness and of your praise all the day long.
You, O Lord, are my hiding place. You shall preserve me from trouble. You shall surround me with songs of deliverance.
When I kept silent, my bones grew old through my groaning all the day long. I acknowledged my sin to you, and my iniquity I have not hidden. I said, ‘I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,’ and you forgave the iniquity of my sin.
“Hear, O Lord, when I cry with my voice! Have mercy also upon me, and answer me. When you said, ‘Seek my Face,’ my heart said to you, ‘Your face, Lord, will I seek.'”
“Teach me your way, O Lord, and lead me in a smooth path, because of my enemies. Wait on the Lord; be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart; wait, I say, on the Lord!”
“Examine me, O Lord, and prove me; try my mind and my heart. For your lovingkindness is before my eyes, and I have walked in your truth.”