Listening, Traditional

God Be In My Head

God be in head and in my understanding; God be in my eyes and in my looking; God be in my mouth and in my speaking; God be in my heart and in my thinking; God be at my end and at my departing.   This traditional prayer is sometimes called ‘the Old Sarum Prayer’ and comes form a Middle…

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Daily, Thanks, Traditional

‘Day By Day’ by Richard of Chichester

Thanks be to you, our Lord Jesus Christ, for all the benefits which you have given us, for all the pains and insults which you have borne for us. Most merciful Redeemer, Friend and Brother, may we know you more clearly, love you more dearly, and follow you more nearly, day by day.

Prayers Of Church, Traditional

All Saints Day Remembrance

Lord God, Without those before us, Without our mothers and fathers in faith, We would not know you. We remember our parents and our parents in faith.   God of Zechariah and Elizabeth, God of Mary and Joseph, God of John the Baptist, God of the angels Gabriel and Michael, God of Ambrose and Augustine, God of all martyrs and…

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Dying & Loss, Traditional

Prayers For Those Who Grieve

Loving God, you pursue us with untiring love and dispel the shadow of death with the bright dawn of life. Give courage to us in our loss and sorrow. Be our refuge and strength, O Lord, reassure us of your continuing love and lift us from the depths of grief into the peace and light of your presence. Your Son, our…

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Biblical, Dying & Loss, Traditional

Teach Us To Number Our Days

Lord, you have always been our safe place. Before the mountains were born before you created the world, from age to age you are God.   Teach us to number our days,   that we may gain a heart of wisdom With your Word you return people to dust. For you a thousand years are like a day just gone…

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