School & Study, Work

Christ Master Carpenter

O Christ, The Master Carpenter, who at the last through wood and nails, purchased our salvation, wield well your tools in the workshop of the world, so that we, who come rough-hewn to your bench, may here be fashioned to a truer beauty by your hand. We ask this for your name and for your sake. Amen. – From the…

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School & Study, Work

Deliver Us From A Lazy Mind – John Wesley

Lord God, Deliver us From a lazy mind, From a lukewarm heart, And an unwilling spirit, Which deaden our love for you. Give us a passionate, alive and joyful spirit, To boldly do whatever you command, To suffer whatever you call us to, To be eager to serve your holy love In all things. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.…

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Listening, School & Study, Short

We Tip It Out In Front Of You – Iona

Lord God … we bring you everything, and tip it out in front of you . . . And now we pause a while in silence, waiting for you to show us what we need to understand . . . – Roddy Cowie, Iona Community – New prayers from the Iona Community SKU/ISBN: 9781849525480

School & Study

Start Of School

A prayer for start of term, semester or school year…   Heavenly Father, As we come together again, widen our vision, broaden our minds grow our understanding, deepen our compassion for those less fortunate, strengthen our hands for service, open our mouths to speak words that build others up, unblock our ears to hear your voice and to hear others…

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