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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Ancient, Creation, Mystics

Prayer Of Praise – St Patrick

Our God, God of all, God of heaven and earth, seas and rivers, God of sun and moon, of all the stars, God of high mountain and lowly valley, God over heaven, and in heaven, and under heaven. God who fills heaven and earth and sea and in all things that are in them. Who inspires all things, who gives life…

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Longing, Mystics, Short

Circle Prayer

Jesus – send your angels to circle us! Keep protection near, And danger far.   Jesus – circle us! Keep hope within, And doubt without.   Jesus – circle us! Keep light near, And darkness far.   Jesus – circle us! Keep peace with in, Drive evil out.   – Rick Zweck – Often used with the Labyrinth

Listening, Longing, Mystics

Prayer To See – Thomas a Kempis

O Lord, I pray for grace To know what I ought to know, To love what I ought to love, To praise what delights You most, To value what is precious in Your sight, To hate what is offensive to You. Dot let me judge by what my eyes see, Or pass sentence on people because of ignorance. But teach me…

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In Need Or Trial, Mystics

Soul Shepherd – Hildegard of Bingen

Shepherd of our souls, and First Voice of creation, now let there be… freedom. For we’re still wretched creatures, always weary, always weak, and only You can rescue us from the unhappiness we make.   – Hildegard of Bingen 1098-1179AD   (Doug)

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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Intercession, Listening, Mystics, Short

To Rejoice In The Eye Of The Storm

Oh Lord! To rejoice in the eye of the storm, to laugh out loud with delight in your presence, to respond with humility and to give in love – surely there is no other way. Help me Lord, to walk humbly, to love and to be loved and to hear your words in all that surrounds. Amen