Biblical, Hope

Habakkuk’s Prayer Of Hope

Habakkuk 3:17–19 Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls. Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Saviour. The Sovereign Lord…

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Christmas, Hope

You Are Our Light

Lord Jesus, Light of the world: You are our light. When all is darkness: You are our light. When our hearts are broken and we can’t find hope: You are our light. When we are afraid: You are our light. You are our God wrapped in rags and lying in a manger: You are our light. When we feel far from…

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Hope, Mystics, Need Or Trial, Pain

When All Fails – Mechthild of Magdeburg

Lord, it seems you have taken away all the blessings that I once had from you. In your grace, please give me now that one gift which every dog seems to have by nature— that of being faithful to you in my distress, faithful even when all comfort is gone. This I desire more passionately than anything else there is.…

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Biblical, Hope, Need Or Trial

God Is Our Refuge And Strength

God is our mighty fortress, always ready to help in times of trouble. And so we won’t be afraid! Let the earth tremble and the mountains tumble into the deepest sea. Let the ocean roar and foam and its raging waves shake the mountains. A river and its streams bring joy to the city which is the sacred home of God…

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