Aussie, Urban

Love & Lament For Straya

Love And Lament¬†On Australia Day   Dear God, Thanks for ‘Straya’. For cricket and barbies at the beach, For the bush and the open sky, for our simmering summer! I truly do love Your ‘land of the long weekend’.   Today I am filled with love and lament for ‘Straya’.   I pray for those who ‘Straya’ has hurt: For…

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Before The Word, Listening, Longing, Urban

Welcoming Sabbath

Lord of Creation, create in us a new rhythm of life composed of hours that sustain rather than stress, of days that deliver rather than tackles. Lord of Liberation, by the rhythm of your truth, set us free from the bondage and baggage that break us, from the Pharaohs and fellows who fail us, from the plans and pursuits that…

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Prayers Of Church, Urban

Prayer For The Lonely (A Prayer Of The Church)

We pray for all who are lonely, children who are being bullied and dare not tell anyone; shy people who make it hard to make friends; those who feel rejected and isolated; those whose partner has died or left them; and the elderly people who miss their families and old friends. Be with them all in infinite love.