Prayer in Times of Crisis

Prayer in Times of Crisis

Today the world is experiencing a variety of different crises. In British Columbia wildfires have been burning for weeks. Hurricane Harvey has dropped a deluge of rain on Texas. Within these and many other situations people are in dire need of help. In situations such...
Prayer for Letting Go

Prayer for Letting Go

Gracious God, I ask your help in letting go: Of ideals, old habits and patterns that no longer serve me well. That limit my beliefs and hinder my abilities. May I remember that letting go Is a healthy reminder to rely on you. In letting go I learn joy and practice...
A Prayer from the Streets of Charlottesville

A Prayer from the Streets of Charlottesville

The events in Charlottesville, Virginia have brought forth many ugly memories. These events remind us that though we have come far, we still have much farther to travel. The prayer below is from Seminarian Lauren Grubaugh. You can find the original post here. To the...
Prayer of Community in Christ

Prayer of Community in Christ

When you ascended on high, you took many captives; you received gifts frompeople, even from the rebellious – that you, Lord God, might dwell there. Praise be to the Lord, to God our Saviour, who daily bears our burdens. Psalm 68: 18-19 We Play and Bleed We are a...
The Sun

The Sun

The people of the islands of the Hebrides called 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...
Instruments of Peace

Instruments of Peace

Gracious and loving God, Make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is strife and enmity, Allow my presence to point to a better way. Where there is jealousy and deceit, Allow my passion to point to a better way. Where there is violence and destruction, Allow my...

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