I picked up this gospel focussed prayer from JD Greear, author of several books including Gaining by Losing: Why the Future Belongs to Churches That Send. The Gospel Prayer In Christ, there is nothing I can do that would make You love me more, and nothing I have done that makes You love me less. Your … Continue reading Praying the Gospel
My inner demons have been getting the better of me lately, so I am trying to fight back. This prayer comes from Saint Ignatius of Loyola: O Christ Jesus when all is darkness and we feel our weakness and helplessness, give us the sense of Your presence, Your love, and Your strength. Help us to … Continue reading Prayer against the darkness
I thought I would share this elemental prayer from Bulgarian philosopher, mystic, and esotericist Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov: "Lord God almighty, creator of heaven and earth, I beg you to send me your four angels: The Angel of Earth, the Angel of Water, The Angel of Air, and the Angel of Fire, That your will may … Continue reading An elemental prayer
A prayer from Knowing Jesus that I hope will brighten your day. Prayers For Joy And Laughter Dear Lord Jesus, there are so many sad and troublesome things to face in the world today, which too often cause our hearts to become weighed down with difficulties and doubts – but I pray that Your joy would … Continue reading Prayers For Joy And Laughter
May you be blessed With the spirit of the season, which is peace, The gladness of the season, which is hope, And the heart of the season, which is love.
Some creative prayer ideas from Methodist.org.uk: 1/ Rock of salvation Hold stones or glass beads to symbolise a hard problem; place it near a cross. 2/ Light of the World Scented tea lights placed in front of a newspaper (to pray for those in the news) 3/ Fruit of the Spirit Drink fruit juices which … Continue reading Praying through our senses
Christocentric Prayer A study of the Biblical bases of prayer. ©1999 by James A. Fowler. All rights reserved. You are free to download this article provided it remains intact without alteration. You are also free to transmit this article and quote this article provided that proper citation of authorship is included. Christian people have long … Continue reading Christocentric Prayer – James A. Fowler
One of the crucial differences between magic and prayer, I find, is where the will fits into it all. In magic the aim is to transform the world through the will. In prayer the aim is the transformation of the will, from self will to God's will. Through this our world is transformed.
A prayer by Harry Martin, which I offer in celebration of the southern winter solstice, Jesus, Love, we seek your coming. As your servants we join with all creation in proclaiming your glory. The winter barren trees look heavenward, Anticipating the newness of life, coming in the springs of your resurrection. The soaring eagle lifts … Continue reading Praying through the Winter Solstice
A Prayer of Thanks for the Four Elements (written by Talitha Arnold, with ideas from the Children of United Church of Santa Fe.) A Prayer for Air: We thank you, God, for the gift of air – For cool breezes and brisk winds that refresh us, For blue skies and crystal clear nights, For the … Continue reading A Prayer of Thanks for the Four Elements
On the night of his arrest, Jesus prayed, “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it. Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. As you sent me … Continue reading Are we an answer to the prayer of Jesus?
Join me in praying against the spirit of hate and for an expansion of our enemies imagination ... and our own. Like and pass on if you're in.