Dying & Loss, In Need Or Trial, Longing

Prayer Of Release

Heavenly Father, I release to You the burdens that I have been carrying, burdens that You never intended for me to carry. I cast all my cares upon You—all my worries, all my fears. You have told me to not be anxious about anything, but rather to bring everything to You in prayer with thankfulness. Calm my restless spirit, quiet…

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Creation, In Need Or Trial, Pain

During A Storm

Heavenly Father, Be with us in this storm. We see your greatness and our weakness. We see your almighty power over all. O Lord we are helpless and in need of protection. Abide with us, stay with us in this storm. Protect our home, our crops, and our people. We trust you Jesus, The One who stilled the wind and…

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In Need Or Trial, Pain

The Storm Of Hopelessness

In the hopelessness of poverty, God of the poor, Aid me.   In the crush of defeat, God of the downtrodden, Lift me.   In the despair of loneliness, God of the forsaken, Comfort me.   In the grip of guilt, God of the defenceless, Free me.   In the anxiety of life, God of the troubled, Calm me and…

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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)