Longing, Mystics

‘I Am In A Dry Land’ by Jane De Chantal

Help Lord, I am in dry land, all dried up and cracked by the violence of the wind and the cold. But I trust you. Send me both dew and warmth when it pleases you. Amen.   – St Jane De Chantal  1571-1641AD  (A reflection on Psalm 42).

Biblical, Longing

Who Else Do I Have In Heaven?

To you, Lord, I will always stay near. You hold me by your right hand, You lead me by your counsel, and will draw me in the wake of your glory.   Who else do I have in heaven? With you, I desire nothing on earth. My heart and flesh may dissolve, but God is for ever my portion, my…

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Intercession, Longing, Peace

Apollo 8 Peace Prayer

Give us, O God, the vision which can see Your love in the world in spite of human failure.  Give us the faith to trust Your goodness in spite of our ignorance and weakness.  Give us the knowledge that we may continue to pray with understanding hearts.  And show us what each one of us can do to set forward…

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