Great divine spirit of love that is at the core of everything and from which all life flows,
We acknowledge your healing and transforming power.
As an Episcopalian I regularly recite the Apostles’ Creed and pray the Lord’s Prayer. In doing so, I stand with Jesus’ early followers as they struggled to find words that could frame how their lives were being renewed beyond comprehension. My life also is being renewed beyond comprehension, or so I’m convinced, as I try to live out the self-giving embodied in the common life Jesus began. But I live in a vastly different time and place from those of Jesus’ early followers. My everyday assumptions about the world and how it works are vastly different, not final truths, mind you, but still different, and just as inescapable as people’s everyday assumptions back then.read more
We recognise that life is a gift and a joy to be lived in all its richness
All: We give thanks with all our heartsread more
Gretta Vosper offers this lovely prayer to use in community which focuses on the unity of all.read more
His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers this simple prayer for othersread more
We pray for those who are struggling with addiction,
Filling their void with more emptiness.
May they find the pure Fullness that is God.
We worship and adore God,
source, essence, and aim of all things,
spirit that enlivens all beings.
Eternal God, Giver of joy and source of all strength, we pray for those who prepare for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. For the competitors training for the Games and their loved ones, For the many …read more