God, help us to be good models for our children and for the younger generation.
If they refuse to pray, believe and love, we are equally responsible.

We confess that we have chased targets instead of sitting with children,
gone behind money instead of imbibing good values and
attended churches without praying and believing.

We are quick to judge youngsters
but slow to accept our faults.
Help us to bring about a change
if anything at all is possible anymore.

Blessed trinity, strengthen us to
repent and reform so that our fragrance
will become pleasantly infectious.

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Fr. Jerry Kurian serves as a Priest of the Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church