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Prayer for World Teachers' Day

Giver of all wisdom and greatest of all teachers,

Look upon our teachers with love

Grant them the resolve to nurture our eager minds

and to never give up on us who fall behind.

Bless their hearts for they rejoice

when we succeed and encourage us when we fail

And bless them with gentle patience

for the path of learning is never easy

Kindle a spirit and passion in them

it is the flame that ignites the love of learning in us

Help them see the potential in each student

Their belief in us means much more than the grade we make

Instill in them a commitment to keep on learning

It shows us to not fear new knowledge and experiences

Inspire them to touch the future

They influence how big a dream we dream for ourselves

Bless our teachers who have come before

For their work endures to this day

Let the light of your example shine upon all teachers

To build up with their words

To love with their mind

To share with their heart.

Amen