The Guardian Angel Prayer
created by Catherine Fournier
God created the angels to praise Him in Heaven, to lead the fight against Satan and to guide and protect us. Some of these angels are the Guardian Angels. They guard us against evil, and as God's messengers, tell us what God wants us to do.
Every person in the world has an angel whose only job is to watch over them, pray for them to God and keep them safe from sin and evil. If we listen well, our angel will keep our soul from sin and protect our body from harm. Have you ever fallen down, or nearly been hurt some other way, and someone said "Your Guardian Angel is watching over you."?
Our Guardian Angel loves us because God loves us. He loves us because we are so precious to God that His only Son, Jesus died on the Cross to save us. Our angel wants us to go to Heaven, to live with God forever. We can ask our Guardian angel for help to save our souls, and by saying the prayer, we will remind ourselves to keep listening for the guidance of our own special angel.
"Angel of God, my guardian dear,
To whom God's love commits me here;
Ever this day be at my side,
To light and guard, to rule and guide."
This piece is 242 squares wide and 82 squares high. 0n 8 count Aida cloth, the finished piece will measure 30 1/4 inches by 10 1/4 inches. On 12 count Aida cloth, the finished piece will measure 20 inches by 7 inches.
I haven't made any color choices for this piece. The symbols given recommend a dark color, a light color and a contrasting color, in addition of course to white, cream and gold for the wings and hair. Choose colors that you like, you have, or that suit your decor.
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