Blessing, Celtic, Creation, Peace

Deep Peace Blessing

Deep peace of the shining star to you, Deep peace of the running wave to you, Deep peace of the quiet earth to you, Deep joy of the leaping fire to you, Deep peace of the Son of Peace to you. – An adaptation of an old Celtic Blessing – By Sister Susan, Nada Hermitage, Colorado

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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Peace, Scholars

‘Serenity Prayer’ by Reinhold Niebuhr

God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can; And wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; Taking, as he did, this sinful world as it is, not as I would have it;…

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Biblical, Listening, Peace

My Heart Is Not Proud

My heart is not proud, Lord, My eyes are not arrogant. I do not concern myself with great matters or things too wonderful for me. But I am calm and quiet Like a child with its mother; like a small child I am content. Israel, put your hope in the Lord both now and forevermore. Amen. – Psalm 131

Peace, Short

In Christ

In Christ alone my soul finds rest… In Christ alone my soul… In Christ alone… In Christ.   – Inspired by Psalm 62:1, 5 – From Bill Gaultiere at www.soulshepherding.org – Pray slowly reflecting on each line quietly.  

Daily, Peace

Be Still

Be still and know that I am God… Be still and know that I am… Be still and know… Be still… Be…   – Psalm 46:10 – I found this prayer in a Richard Rohr book.  He suggests we pray it slowly line by line and relax!

Celtic, Forgiveness, Peace

Let Our Memory Shelter No Hate

Lord, let our memory provide no shelter for grievance against each other. Lord, let our heart provide no harbour for hatred of each other. Lord, let our tongue be no accomplice in the judgement of each other.   – Prayer from Celtic Daily Prayer from the Northumbria Community

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

Celtic, In Need Or Trial, Peace

Into Your Hands

All that I am Lord, I place into Your hands. Everything I work for, I place into your hands. Everything I hope for, I place into your hands. The troubles that weary me I place into your hands. The thoughts that disturb me I place into your hands. Show me what blessing it is That I have work to do.…

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