Help me to perform each and every duty to the best of my ability and for the betterment of those for whom I care.
Let me not shy from any duty, nor perform it any less thoroughly for want of supervision. Grant me confidence in all my tasks and wisdom with which to fulfill them.
Keep me alert and loyal to the cause to which I am dedicated this night and in those to follow.
And above all, help me to remain faithful not only to those dependent upon my ministering, but to those who place in me their trust, so that, at dawn, I may relinquish my post with the glad thought that I have not only served well in my appointment, but that I have repaid in part the guidance and strength which Thou provided throughout the night.
A strange change from crochet and craft your probably thinking ! the simple reason well my real job is indeed a night nurse . So a prayer for me , my collegues and all the night nurses who struggle each night in the lonely hours when the patient who is scared needs a caring nurse most . blessed be. xx