Before The Word, Listening, Longing, Urban

Welcoming Sabbath

Lord of Creation, create in us a new rhythm of life composed of hours that sustain rather than stress, of days that deliver rather than tackles. Lord of Liberation, by the rhythm of your truth, set us free from the bondage and baggage that break us, from the Pharaohs and fellows who fail us, from the plans and pursuits that…

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Daily, Evening, Longing, Scholars

Bonhoeffer Evening Prayer

O Lord my God, thank you for bringing this day to a close. Thank you for giving me rest in body and soul. Your hand has been over me and has guarded and preserved me. Forgive my lack of faith and any wrong that I have done today, and help me to forgive all who have wronged us. Let me…

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Biblical, Listening, Longing

I Wait For The Lord

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits. And in his word I put my hope. My soul waits for the Lord more than watchman wait for the morning, more than watchman wait for the morning. I wait for the Lord, my soul waits. And in his word I put my hope. My soul waits for the Lord more than…

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Longing, Mystics, Peace

‘I Ask For You’ by Julian Of Norwich

God of all goodness, I ask for You, and you are Enough. To be worthy of you I cannot ask for anything less than You. If I were to ask less, I would always be in want, for in You alone – I have everything.   – Julian Of Norwich 1342-416AD

Biblical, Longing, Praise

My Soul Is Thirsting For You

God you are my God, I seek your face at dawn, my soul is thirsting for you, my body is pining for you, parched ground, waterless and dry. In the Sanctuary I long to adore you, To behold your glory and power.   Your love is better than life, my lips will proclaim your praise, all my life I would…

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Longing, Love

Prayer For Those Seeking A Life-Partner

  Dear God, please help me heal From grief, loss and the pain of love in my past And let me be whole and happy again I have been needy and overly-anxious, I have felt desperate and too willing to settle. Calm the need in me that makes unwise choices. Sooth the soreness in my soul that makes me crave…

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