How can we live more prayerful lives?

How can we live more prayerful lives? How can we live so prayer is more than a practice we pursue in moments of quiet but a lifestyle we pursue in our everyday activities? A big part of the problem is our double mindedness, our distractedness, our attempts at multitasking which ultimately mean we are notContinue reading “How can we live more prayerful lives?”

What is your view on prayers in parliament?

I think it is importance to distinguish between “freedom of religion” and “freedom from religion” as some would prefer to phrase it. I think it is ridiculous to expect a non-Christian to be obliged to say Christian prayers by law, but likewise I object when secular principles are used to quash Christians from expressing themselvesContinue reading “What is your view on prayers in parliament?”

Consciousness and Will

Dion Fortune once discribed magick as “the art of changing consciousness at will”. It strikes me that prayer could alternately be described as “the art of changing consciousness in alignment with God’s will”. The emphasis in prayer is on ego transcending not strengthening. We are invited to shift our consciousness to ways that are moreContinue reading “Consciousness and Will”

God Guide Me: Celtic Prayer

DHE STIUIR MI God Guide Me From the Carmina Gadelica GOD guide me with Thy wisdom, God chastise me with Thy justice, God help me with Thy mercy, God protect me with Thy strength. God fill me with Thy fullness, God shield me with Thy shade, God fill me with Thy grace, For the sake ofContinue reading “God Guide Me: Celtic Prayer”

Lord, make me an instrument of peace

The Prayer of Saint Francis Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master,  grant that I may notContinue reading “Lord, make me an instrument of peace”