Oh wondrous heavens, shine your light,
Upon this weary mind tonight;
Take heavy heart, and set it free,
To soar with angels, gracefully.
Hold safely in your gentle arms,
My loved ones, comfort them from harm;
Protect these souls with tender care,
That they may feel your presence near.
Light up mine eyes, that I might see,
The treasured gifts bestowed by Thee;
Remind me of the beauty found,
Within the hearts of men abound.
Cast out the fear and doubt within,
And cleanse this soul from mortal sin;
Release the burdens of this day,
To wash these worried cares away.
While slumber slowly begs release,
Enfold this soul with tender peace;
Renew my strength, that I might show,
Thy warmth and love I’ve come to know.
Surrender now, to sleep I drift,
This lightened heart, awaits your gift;
That I might wake another day,
With loved ones by my side, I pray.