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In time of loss
In this moment of loss, let me draw into myself, O God,
the light of your radiant love.
May it be a fire of renewed energy within me.
that I may rise from the pain and sadness
that now weigh upon my heart.
Prayer before visiting a loved one with Alzheimer’s
Enable me to find the energy of her spirit connecting with mine
even though she can no longer call me by name.
Let her smile flash to me love sparks that in a new way our imagination
as we meet wherever she is at this moment in her journey.
Prayer for Peace and Healing
May we never remain complacent, frustrated and hopeless.
Leaning into God
Beloved, be with all of us in our
leaning into something new
leaning with trust on one another
leaning in toward the light.
Make us ONE
Holy God, take away all hatred, prejudice and division and all things that interfere with what makes us ONE. May we be united in beliefs and practices of Peace, Faith,…
A Christmas Prayer for 2021
So now, Creator God, we pray that You will come
“"If faults are committed in your house, examine seriously in the presence of God whether you are not yourself the cause of them."”
FOR THOSE WHO HAVE MOTHERED US
May others find in us the shelter and the love that we have been so freely given by those who have mothered us
From darkness into light
And I knew that could happen
to our world too —
This growing in
and emerging from
Darkness into Light
Prayer during times of anxiety and depression
O God. Find me. I beg you to help me gather up my scattered self.
The blessing of justice seekers
The blessing of those who speak out against unjust practices and violence The blessing of our communities coming together in time of distress The blessing of the human heart that…
Jesus Christ is risen! Alleluia!
May love rise in us.
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