Father, Creator of all,
thank You for summer!
Thank you for the warmth
of the sun
and the increased daylight.
Thank You for the beauty
I see all around me
and for the opportunity
to be outside and enjoy Your creation.
Thank You for the increased time
I have to be with my friends and family,
and for the more casual pace
of the summer season.
Draw me closer to You this summer.
Teach me how I can pray
no matter where I am or what I am doing.
Warm my soul with the awareness
of Your presence and light my path
with Your Word and Counsel.
As I enjoy Your creation,
create in me a pure heart
and a hunger and a thirst for You.