Aussie

The Redfern Prayer – Ray Minniecon

God of our Dreaming. Father our all Aboriginal nations in Australia. You have lived among us since time immemorial. We have always known You. You gave this land to our Aboriginal nations. You have not dispossessed us nor destroyed us. People from other lands, who do not understand our unique culture, our unique lifestyle and our unique heritage have come and…

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Need Or Trial, Pain

Prayer In Suffering – Johannes Tauler

Lord God, King of Glory, Help us to make the right use of the suffering that comes to us, Help us to offer to you the incense of a patient and trusting heart. In the name of Christ we pray. Amen.   – Johannes Tauler 1300-1361AD

Prayer Of Church

Simple Reflective Prayer Of The Church

Lord God, as darkness falls and light disappears you stand firm and shine for us…   (pause – or response)   Loving Father, thank you for sending your Spirit into our hearts…   (pause – or response)     Jesus, risen from the dead, you open doors that were locked shut, open what you will in us…   (pause –…

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Biblical, Forgiveness, Praise

Praise The Lord O My Soul

Praise the Lord O my soul, All my being praise God’s holy name, Praise the Lord O my soul, And remember the kindness of God.   The Lord forgives all your sins, And heals your diseases, He rescues your life from the grave, And crowns you with love and compassion, He fills you with every kind of good, And lifts…

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Biblical, Thanksgiving

His Love Endures Forever

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever. Give thanks to the God of gods. His love endures forever. Give thanks to the Lord of Lords: His love endures forever. Who alone does great wonders, His love endures forever. Who spread out the earth upon the waters, His love endures forever. Who made the great…

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Prayer Of Church, Short

New Eyes, New Hearts, New Way

Be with us as we: learn to see one another with new eyes, hear one another with new hearts, and treat one another in a new way.   – Corrymeela Community, Northern Ireland – Collected by Doug.

Celtic, Mealtime & Table Grace

Bless To Me O God

Bless to me, O God, Each thing my eyes see, Bless to me, O God, Each sound my ear hears, Bless to me, O God, Each odour that goes to my nostrils, Bless to me, O God, Each taste that goes to my lips, Each note that goes to my song, Each ray that guides my way, Each thing that…

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Celtic, Morning

Celtic Morning Prayer

Thanks to You ever, Gentle Christ, That you have raised me freely from the black, And from the darkness of last night, To the kind light of this day. Praise to You, O God of all creatures, According to each life You have poured on me, My desire, my word, my sense, my repute, My thought, my deed, my way, my…

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Blessing, Journey & Travel

Journey Blessing

God bless you this day, God bless you this night, May the God of grace bless you Each day and hour of your life. May the God of grace bless you Each day and hour of your life.   God bless the pathway on which you go, God bless the earth that is beneath your soles, May God bless and give you His…

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Lent & Cross

Ash Wednesday – Walter Bruggemann

Marked By Ashes   Ruler of the Night, Guarantor of the day . . . This day — a gift from you. This day — like none other you have ever given, or we have ever received. This Wednesday dazzles us with gift and newness and possibility. This Wednesday burdens us with the tasks of the day, for we are already halfway…

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Biblical, Hope, Need Or Trial

God Is Our Refuge And Strength

God is our mighty fortress, always ready to help in times of trouble. And so we won’t be afraid! Let the earth tremble and the mountains tumble into the deepest sea. Let the ocean roar and foam and its raging waves shake the mountains. A river and its streams bring joy to the city which is the sacred home of God…

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Biblical

Christ’s High Priestly Prayer – John 17

When Jesus had finished saying all these things, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the time has come. Glorify your Son so he can give glory back to you. For you have given him authority over everyone in all the earth. He gives eternal life to each one you have given him. And this is the way to…

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