A Labor Day Prayer

Almighty God, Thou hast so linked our lives one with another that all we do affecteth, for good or ill, all other lives; So guide us in the work we do, that we may do it not for self alone, but for the common good; and, as we seek a proper return for our own labor, make us mindful of the rightful aspirations of other workers, and arouse our concern for those who are out of work; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

 

From the Book of Common Prayer

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