Prayer for August 26: Please pray with me. God of forgiveness, today we ask for forgiveness.  We need it Lord, but are often afraid to ask or acknowledge our need.  We screw up, mess up, hurt those closest to us.  We don’t know why we do this, but we do.  Forgive us Lord, that we might also be able to forgive those who have wronged us or hurt us also.  Make us an instrument of forgiveness.  Amen.