Ancient, Preaching & Reflecting, Short

To Meditate On The Word – St Jerome

Lord, You have given us Your Word for a light to shine upon our path; grant us so to meditate on that Word, and to follow its teaching, that we may find in it the light that shines more and more until the perfect day; through Jesus Christ our Lord.   – St Jerome 342 – 420AD

Intercession, Short

Intercession Prayer – Clement Of Rome

We call on you, Lord, be our helper and protector. Save the afflicted among us; have mercy on the lowly; raise up the fallen; appear to the needy; heal the ungodly; restore the wanderers of thy people; feed the hungry; ransom our prisoners; raise up the sick; comfort the faint-hearted. – Clement of Rome (died 99AD)

Celtic, Short

Morning Star – Bede The Venerable

O Christ, our Morning Star, Splendour of Light Eternal, shining with the glory of the rainbow, come and waken us from the greyness of our apathy, and renew in us your gift of hope. Amen.   – Bede the Venerable

Daily, Short

Jesus Is Enough For Me

Jesus is enough to keep me at peace like a child in it’s mother’s arms… Jesus is enough to keep me at peace like a child… Jesus is enough to keep me at peace… Jesus is enough to keep… Jesus is enough… Jesus…   – Inspired by Psalm 131:2 – Read Mark 10:13-16 and reflect. – Simplfied by Matt from a…

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Peace, Scholars, Short

Serenity Prayer – Reinhold Niebuhr

God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time, Enjoying one moment at a time, Accepting hardship as a pathway to peace, Taking, as you did, this world as it is, Not as I want it,…

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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

Scholars, Short

Little Great Things – Blaise Pascal

Teach us, Lord, to do the little things as though they were great because of the majesty of Christ who does them in us and who lives our life. Teach us to do the greatest things as though they were little and easy because of Christ’s power! – Blaise Pascal 1623-1662AD famous for his mathematics and Pascal’s triangle!

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.