Jesus, today we think of the time
when you said goodbye to your friends.
You knew death would take you
from the world, for a little while.
You shared a meal and shared your love.
Help us when saying goodbye
leaves us feeling sad.
Help us share our feelings.
The Gunning Fog readability index suggests 4.74 years of formal education is required to understand this prayer on a first reading, the Common Worship prayer requires 24.28 years.
Here's the information on how this prayer is a reboot.
My five Maundy Thursday Collects and Post Communions are here.
You can also look at the full Index of Prayers.
The project runs from Advent 2012 to Advent 2013.
If you want to use the prayers, an acknowledgement of myself as author and, if there's space, the link to my blog would be much appreciated.