Biblical, Love, Relationships

May Your Love Abound

Philippians 1:3–11 I thank my God every time I remember you. And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes…

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Faith, Holy Spirit & Pentecost, Love, Mystics

O God The Holy Spirit

O God the Holy Spirit, Light to your chosen ones Evermore shine in us. O God the fire of love, Evermore burn in us. God the Lord and Giver of Life, Evermore live in us. God who gives sevenfold grace, Evermore replenish us. As the wind is your symbol, So forward our goings. As the dove, so launch us heavenwards. As water, so purify our spirits. As…

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Love, Peace, Praise

Who Is Like You Jesus? – Johann Freylinghausen

Who is like you, Jesus, beautiful Jesus? You are the light of those who are lost. You are the life of those who are dead. You are freedom for those imprisoned by guilt. You are the glory of those who hate themselves. You are the guardian of those paralysed by fear. You are the guide of those bewildered by falsehood. You…

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Love, Mystics

Your Love Authored Life – Hildegard of Bingen

Endless Strength! Your love authored life when You spoke that one Word You’re the One who created order Creation, Your way.   And Your Word dressed Himself in flesh, embracing the sin-stained form we inherited from Adam, to remove the sadness from our clothes. The Saviour’s love frees the world, for what has ever been kinder than His incarnation? His sinlessness breathed life into…

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Ancient, Love

‘Just You’ by St Benedict

Gracious and holy Father, please give me: intellect to understand you; reason to discern you; diligence to seek you; wisdom to find you; a spirit to know you; a heart to meditate upon you; ears to hear you; eyes to see you; a tongue to proclaim you; a way of life pleasing to you; patience to wait for you; and…

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Love, Praise

‘Fountain of Love’ by Edward Pusey

Good Jesus, Fountain of Love, Fill us with your love. Absorb us into your love; Surround us with your love, That we may see all things in the light of your love, Receive all things as the token of your love, Speak of all things in words breathing of your love, Win through your love others for your love, Be kindled…

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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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