In the silence, a reflection for Holy Saturday

Begin with a moment of silence and listen, for God is still speaking! In the silence, O God, I long to hear your words. In the breaking of dawn’s early light, I long to experience your presence. May the voice I hear this day be your voice, speaking a word of hope and healing into […]

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Blessing for parents — Lauren Mallaby, Australia

Written to be shared with parents and carers at a church-sponsored child care centre. Easily adapted for Mothering Sunday, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day.   If you made it on time to drop off, you are blessed. If you made it to drop off before pick up, you are blessed. If you made it with bits […]

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Peace Words

Words of reconciliation and bridge-building, trust and serenity . . . Explore these resources to discover ‘Peace Words’ relevant to your experience and situation, to use in both group worship and personal devotions..   Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all ‘Peace Words’ resources . . .    

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Words of Justice

With words we cry out for justice in our lives and our world. Explore these resources to discover ‘Justice Words’ relevant to your experience and situation.     Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all ‘Justice Words’ resources . . .      

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Strengthening Words

Words connect us to the power and strength we need to meet the day. Explore these resources to find ‘Strengthening Words’ relevant to your experience and situation.     Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all ‘Strengthening Words’ resources . . . Featured image:  African Beauty in opalstone […]

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Gratitude words

Words of thanks and gratitude illuminate the path of life. Explore these resources to discover ‘Gratitude Words’ relevant to your experience and situation.     Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all ‘Gratitude Words’ resources . . .

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Candlelight words

Accompanying a flickering flame, words bring light into the darkness, illumination into the wondering . . . Explore these resources to discover ‘Words by Candlelight’ relevant to your experience and situation.   Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all ‘Words by Candlelight’ resources . . .  

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Our Pentecost — Joyce Dent, UK

Pentecost came once – long long, so long ago! What can it mean to us but to inspire perhaps? And yet could it be so that we might know the fire upon our heads and in our souls? Our lives might yet be changed beyond out wildest dreams – or fears? For we might have […]

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Prayer for perseverance, Pentecost 9A, Genesis 32 — Ana Gobledale

Inspired by Genesis 32: 22-32 God, thank you for your love which perseveres, touching our lives, not just in an hour of worship but every day. Your persistent love attends the world, day in and day out, year in and year out. Grant us perseverance, like Jacob, to stand steadfast in our convictions, to hold on […]

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