Celtic, Creation

A 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…

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Compassion For Creation – St Basil

O God, enlarge within us the sense of fellowship with all living things, our brothers and sisters the animals to whom you gave the earth as their home in common with us. We remember with shame that in the past we have exercised the high power of man with ruthless cruelty so that the voice of the earth, which should…

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Creation

Creation Prayers

Of course these prayers are not ‘to’ creation, but acknowledge that as we pray we join in the song of praise to God that all creation was designed for… Creator of All, This world, Your creation, Rolled into a sphere, Packaged in sunshine, Gift-wrapped in love, Given to us, Thank you. Amen. In Your time, Creator God, this world was…

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Creation

Prayer For Creation

Creator God, you make all things and weave them together in a tapestry of life. Teach us to respect the fragile balance of life and to care for all the gifts of your creation. Give wisdom to those who have power and authority, that life may be cherished and a good and fruitful Earth may continue to show your glory…

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Prayer For Care Of Creation

God of the universe, We thank You for Your many good gifts – For the beauty of Creation and its rich and varied fruits, For clean water and fresh air, for food and shelter, animals and plants. Forgive us for the times we have taken the earth’s resources for granted And wasted what You have given us. Transform our hearts…

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