Do Not Abandon Me, Lord

With all of my heart, I thank You, Lord, for all the many favors. I ask You do not abandon me now and continue to protect me! Preserve me from the sadness and dissatisfaction that so frequently accompany old age. Enable me to bear its inescapable illnesses with acceptance, so that I do not become a burden to those around me, and that my presence does not put off my family’s spirits. Amen