Jewish - Be with me, G-d. I feel so lost. I can't seem to escape the dark cloud
that is hanging over me today. Help me, G-d. Give me strength
to combat despair and fear. Show me how to put my pain
into perspective. Teach me to have faith in the new day
that is coming. Thank you, G-d, for today's blessings,
for tomorrow's hope, and for Your abiding love.
Writing "G-d" instead of God is a fairly recent custom in America. Many believe this to be a sign of respect, and the custom comes from an interpretation of the commandment in Deuteronomy 12:3-4 regarding the destruction of pagan altars. The bulk of Jewis