Prayer against the darkness

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

An elemental prayer

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

Prayers For Joy And Laughter

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

Praying through our senses

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 – James A. Fowler

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

Praying through the Winter Solstice

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

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