Prayer of Anointing
A prayer to be used while anointing oneself with holy or magical oil, first mentioned in this 2012 post. While anointing the forehead, temples, palms, wrist, or chest, recite Psalm 23. Then, recite the following:
Almighty God, Creator of all things, Lord, King, Master, Helper, hear me!
As I anoint myself with this oil,
so too anoint my body, soul, spirit, and mind
with your grace, mercy, forgiveness, power, strength, wisdom, patience, authority, and light.
As I come before you now and call on your holy name,
help me, o Lord, that I may come to see you, hear you, know you, and be with you,
that I may align my will with yours,
that I may know my True Will,
that I may carry out your Will,
that I may go where I must go,
know what I must know,
do what I must do,
and become what I must be.
Whatever flaws there may be in my body,
mend them and help me mend them.
Whatever gaps there may be in my soul,
close them and help me close them.
Whatever holes there may be in my spirit,
fill them and help me fill them.
Whatever cracks there may be in my mind,
seal them and help me seal them.
However I am imperfect, o Lord,
make me perfect in my imperfections,
that I may come to see you, hear you, know you, and be with you,
that I may come to walk in your path, at your side, in your footsteps.
Follow up with any other prayers as desired, then continue with your work as desired.