Celtic, Trinity

The Three Over Me

The Three who are over me,The Three Who are below me,The Three Who are above me here,The Three Who are in the earth,The Three Who are in the air,The Three Who are in heaven,The Three Who are in the great roaring sea. – From Carmina Gedalica volume III as quoted in “The Celtic Way Of Prayer” by Esther de Waal.

Celtic, Dying & Loss, Trinity

The Ebb And Flow

As it was, As it is, As it shall be Evermore, O Triune God of grace! With the ebb, With the flow, O Triune God of grace! With the ebb, With the flow. As it was, as it is, and as it shall be evermore, Good of grace, God in Trinity! With the ebb,  with the  flow,  ever it is…


Celtic, Love

Cherishing My Dear ones

Cherishing My dear ones, my God, bless now and keep in every place where they may be. Oh God may the most dear love of the angels and the most dear love of the saints be guarding the ones I cherish, and my the dear love of heaven be guarding our cherishing  through Jesus our Lord. Amen  Oh God may your grace be upon the…


Celtic, Journey & Travel

A Prayer For Journeying

A prayer for journeying. God and Jesus and the Holy Spirit be shielding and saving me, as Three and as One, by my kneee, by my back, by my side, each step of the stormy world. – From  Carmina Gadelica – Submitted by Christine


You Have Walked In My Shoes

Blessed be God of the rivers and our lives. Blessed be God of the tides and our thoughts. Blessed be God of the wind and our motives. Bless these steps I have taken. You have walked in my shoes. Amen – Found in Celtic Daily Prayer book 2.  – Submitted by Christine

Celtic, Creation, Journey & Travel, Trinity

Ocean Prayer

  God the Father, all-powerful, all loving, Jesus, the Son of tears and sorrow, With thy co-assistance, O Holy Spirit! The Three-One, ever-living, ever-mighty, everlasting, Who brought the Children of Israel through the Red Sea, And Jonah to land from the belly of the great creature of the ocean, Who brought Paul and his companions in the ship, From the…


Celtic, Evening

God With Me As I Lie Down

God with me as I lie down, God with me as I rise up, God with me in each ray of light, No ray of joy without him, No one ray without him. Christ with me sleeping, Christ with me waking, Christ with me watching, Every day and night, Every day and night. God with me protecting, The Lord with…


Celtic, Creation, Work

Gardener’s Prayer

Bless, Lord God, my little plot of land, and the strength with which I’m tilling it, bless the seed I’m carefully planting, and the prayers I’m sowing with it.   Bless the seasons that are coming, and the sunshine and the rain. Bless the days and shortening nights, and the hopes of my small barn.   Bless, O Father of good…


Blessing, Celtic

The Flame of Christ

May the light of God illumine the heart of our souls May the flame of Christ kindle us to love. May the first of the Spirit free us to live this day, tonight, and forever. From Jamberoo Alley

Celtic, Trinity

I Am Bending My Knee

I am bending my knee In the eye of the Father who created me, In the eye of the Son who purchased me, In the eye of the Spirit who cleansed me, In friendship and affection. Through Your own Anointed One, O God, Bestow upon us fullness in our need, Love towards God, The affection of God, The smile of…


Celtic, Morning

I Arise Today

I arise today In the name of SilenceWomb of the Word,In the name of StillnessHome of Belonging,In the name of SolitudeOf the Soul and the Earth. I arise today Blessed by all things,Wings of breath,Delight of eyes,Wonder of whisper,Intimacy of touch,Eternity of soul,Urgency of thought,Miracle of health,Embrace of God. May I live this day Compassionate of heart,Clear in word,Gracious in…


Celtic, Hope, Short

Guiding Star – Saint Columba

Be to me, O God, a bright flame before me, a guiding star above me, a smooth path beneath me, and a kindly shepherd behind me, today, tonight, and forever. St Columba 521-597AD, Iona