The Sun – A Prayer

The Sun – A Prayer

The people of the islands of the Hebrides call the sun ‘the eye of the great God’ Because God looks on us In warmth and love, Giving us life and light. And they would bow the head In reverence to God. I bow my head to You, Lord God Who made the sun, and...
Prayer of Blessing

Prayer of Blessing

Evening comes when You call, and all nature listen to You because You hold it all. And now You hold me. Blessed are You, O Lord our God, King of the universe! At Your word night falls. In Your wisdom You open heaven’s gates. You set the stars in the vault of...
Inspired by Love and Anger

Inspired by Love and Anger

Inspired by love and anger, disturbed by need and pain, informed of God’s own bias, we ask him once again: ‘How long must some folk suffer? How long can few folk mind? How long dare vain self-interest turn prayer and pity blind?’ From those forever...
Where is Joy?

Where is Joy?

As we enter Holy Week a range of emotions come upon us. We witness the betrayal, death and resurrection of Jesus. We ask questions of who we are in the understanding of God’s holy light. I hope that this short poem/prayer can align our hearts and minds during...
Indifference

Indifference

The following poem was handed to me by a member of the congregation. I felt it worth sharing as a reminder of who we are as followers of Christ and what that means for our place in the world.  Indifference When Jesus came to Golgotha they hanged Him on a tree, They...
A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer

Eternal God, thank you for coming and dwelling among us. Thank you for being vulnerable and allowing us to know you. As we prepare to celebrate Christmas may you be the focus of our hearts. May the words of your love be written on our hearts and shared in the gifts we...

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