Almighty God, My heavenly Father, thank you for placing single people in families: I ask for your continual care for the homes in which your children dwell.  Please help the _________________ family.  Keep them from every root of bitterness, the desire of wanting to be right, and the pride of life. Fill them with faith, virtue, knowledge, temperance, patience, and godliness. Knit together in constant affection ____________ & _____________'s (Husband and wife name) marriage, thank you for making them one flesh. Turn their hearts to their children, and the hearts of ______________ (Childrens names) to their parents; and help them to love each other well, please unite them one to another; In the name of Jesus Christ my Lord. Amen.