God Alone Suffices

Nada te turbe, Let nothing disturb you, nada te espante Let nothing frighten you, todo se pasa, All things pass away: Dios no se muda, God never changes. la paciencia todo lo alcanza, Patience obtains all things quien a Dios tiene He who has God nada le falta Finds he lacks nothing; solo Dios basta.... Continue Reading →

In Love and Adoration

Having participated in two funerals in the last week, I offer this prayer that I have adapted to allow for two perspectives: the beloved one who has died and the beloved ones who are grieving.  I wanted to share this because the experiences have been so unusual given the social distancing and other attendant Coronavirus... Continue Reading →

Disturb us, Lord

Disturb us, Lord, when We are too well pleased with ourselves, When our dreams have come true Because we have dreamed too little, When we arrived safely Because we sailed too close to the shore. Disturb us, Lord, when With the abundance of things we possess We have lost our thirst For the waters of... Continue Reading →

Praying for Palestinian Justice

The Wave of Prayer ministry enables local and international friends of Sabeel to pray over regional concerns on a weekly basis. Sent to Sabeel’s network of supporters, the prayer is used in services around the world and during Sabeel’s Thursday Communion service; as each community in its respective time zone lifts these concerns in prayer... Continue Reading →

How do you pray?

Martin Luther was taking a break from the Reformation (like you do) and decided to get his hair cut.  His barber asked him a question whilst he sat there under the blade, "How do you pray?"  - the great reformer wrote a forty page response to his 'lowly' questioner. Here's a snippet: "A good clever... Continue Reading →

A Prayer

Merciful and loving God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, we open our hearts before you now. We repent of our sins. Our praise and worship make no sense unless we are repentant. We confess to you faithful God, our sins in thought, word, deed and nature. We confess freely and boldly. We are a redeemed... Continue Reading →

Send Your Word, O Lord

"Send your Word, O Lord, like the rain, falling down upon the earth. We seek your endless grace, with souls that hunger and thirst, sorrow and agonise. We would all be lost in dark without your guiding light. Send your Word, O Lord, like the wind, blowing down upon the earth. We seek your wondrous... Continue Reading →

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