Lord’s Prayer version — Steve Garnaas-Holmes, USA

Our Mother, our Father, Source of our being, whose presence is heaven, all Creation sings of you, “Holy!” May your Realm unfold among us, your desire be fulfilled, this world blossoming out of your delight. Give us the breath of life, one breath at a time. Accept our brokenness; give us acceptance of others who […]

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Disciples Prayer — Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, USA

  ready-to-print copies PDF Disciples Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson WORD Disciples Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson   Holy One whose name we honour and praise, When we laugh, you laugh with us. When we weep, your tears wash over the earth. You know the joys and sorrows of our hearts, Our efforts for change and our […]

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Healing words

Words can reach out to pain and suffering, bringing renewal and new life. Explore these resources to discover ‘Healing Words’ relevant to your experience and situation.     Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all ‘Healing Words’ resources . . .  

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Home, Luke 2:4 — Amelia Dress, USA

Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city of David called Bethlehem, because he was descended from the house and family of David. — Luke 2:4   We all long to find a real home: the place where our pasts and our futures intersect. As we metaphorically journey […]

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Prayer response to natural disasters — Meighan Pritchard, USA

When the earth shakes, the lightning flashes, the tsunami rolls across the waters;   when the snow whites out the roads, the floods wash out bridges and homes, the wildfires rage across the ridges;   when the tornados race through town, the hurricanes churn up the coast, the heat waves wipe out crops—   then, […]

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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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From Hopelessness to Hope, A Poetic Interpretation — Angie, USA

Inside hopelessness darkness Nothing more, impossible to be less silence, deafening Only fears and despair Echoing off cavern walls I’ve been there, lived there Have you? A hole so deep, so cold No one to hear the screams Hopeless Alone Exhausted longer the stay deeper it becomes The darkness becomes thick Suffocating hopes Choking out […]

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Prayer of Intercession for Father’s Day

Mother Father God, creator and sustainer, we thank you for nurturing us like a mother. We praise you that your care and protection surround us like a father. On this Fathering Sunday, we remember all the people who have nurtured us, especially the important men in our lives, those who have seen, not just with […]

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Pentecost Prayer — David Allen, Australia

Spirit of God, come among us on this Pentecost day. Make this day a re-birth-day for your people. Make us passionate in our faith, strong in our commitment, courageous beyond our imagining, and willing to love, and keep on loving, without reservation, we pray. Send your holy wind among us, not as a gentle breeze […]

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