Prayers, Seasons

Blessings Of Angels …

May the Angels in their beauty bless you. May they turn toward you streams of blessing. May the Angel of Awakening stir your heart To come alive to the eternal within you, To all the invitations that quietly surround you. May the Angel of Healing turn your wounds Into sources of refreshment. May the Angel… Continue reading Blessings Of Angels …

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Descending Theology — The Nativity & A Christmas Prayer…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpHiAmL8-b0 She bore no more than other women bore, but in her belly’s globe that desert night the earth’s full burden swayed. Maybe she held it in her clasped hands as expecting women often do or monks in prayer. Maybe at the womb’s first clutch she briefly felt that star shine as a blade point,… Continue reading Descending Theology — The Nativity & A Christmas Prayer…

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In The Gentle Whisper …

Christ you come to us, Not in the wind and storm, Not in the earthquake and fire, But in the gentle whisper, The sound of sheer silence, A breath of calm that stills the sea, And quietens my soul. It calls to my heart: Be not afraid, Peace be still. Come walk on the water,… Continue reading In The Gentle Whisper …

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Examen Prayer …

Contemplative prayer allows you to fall into the safety net of divine silence, which alone is big enough to contain all the contradictions of life. — Richard Rohr (from Daily Meditations for September 7-13, 2014) The fruit of prayer is a deepening of faith. The fruit of faith is love, and the fruit of love is… Continue reading Examen Prayer …

Prayers, Seasons

I Pray for Peace (Christmas Meditation) …

I pray for peace. Peace that passes all understanding. Peace that fills every corner of your home, Ever corner of your heart, Every corner of your life. I pray for comfort. Comfort that comes through the assurance Of God’s great love for you. No matter what, no matter when, no matter why No matter what… Continue reading I Pray for Peace (Christmas Meditation) …

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Christmas Meditation: It’s The Love That We Are Made For, The Reason For Our Being …

My soul sings in gratitude. I'm dancing in the mystery of God. The light of the Holy One is within me and I am blessed, so truly blessed. This goes deeper than human thinking. I am filled with awe at Love whose only condition is to be received. The gift is not for the proud,… Continue reading Christmas Meditation: It’s The Love That We Are Made For, The Reason For Our Being …

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Do Not Work For Food That Cannot Last …

'Do not work for food that cannot last' (John 6:27). Why does Jesus say this? What is he pointing to? He is telling his hearers that there is another kind of food and another kind of hunger which bread cannot provide. The way of the world-without-God is to stay on the surface; possessions, prestige, power… Continue reading Do Not Work For Food That Cannot Last …

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Prayers for Singles: Lord, I Feel Lonely …

Lord, I feel so lonely.  Lonely right to the core of my being.  I don't feel wanted or needed by anyone.  I'm not sure if anyone even cares whether I live or die. I suppose I'm just feeling sorry for myself, but this loneliness is almost like physical pain.  It hurts, Lord.  It hurts badly.… Continue reading Prayers for Singles: Lord, I Feel Lonely …