Prayers

Prayers for Singles: Morning Prayer …

Good morning, Lord, here I am! I may only be half-awake, but I am slowly learning that this time I spend with you at the beginning of each new day refreshes and prepares me like nothing else can for what is ahead. Thank you for the night's rest and for the gift of this new… Continue reading Prayers for Singles: Morning Prayer …

Prayers

Prayer for Wisdom And Joy …

Welcoming God, help me to know that my security is in you alone, that life here is not a bowl of cherries but also comes with the pits, that it is a mixture of tears and laughter, sorrow and joy, celebration and mourning.  Give me the grace to remember that my life is an unearned… Continue reading Prayer for Wisdom And Joy …

Quotes

I Believe That Everything Is A Prayer …

I believe that there is a mysterious and graceful and miraculous Coherence stitched through this world. I believe that this life is an extraordinary gift, a blink of bright light between vast darknesses. I believe that the fingerprints of the Maker are everywhere: children, hawks, water. I believe that even sadness and tragedy and evil… Continue reading I Believe That Everything Is A Prayer …

Poems, Prayers

Blessing Prayer II (For Equilibrium) …

Like the joy of the sea coming home to shore, May the relief of laughter rinse through your soul. As the wind loves to call things to dance, May your gravity by lightened by grace. Like the dignity of moonlight restoring the earth, May your thoughts incline with reverence and respect. As water takes whatever… Continue reading Blessing Prayer II (For Equilibrium) …

Prayers

Prayer for Joy …

O God of marvel and mystery, make me joyous! Bless me with the healing and forgiving power of laughter. Help me to delight in life’s wonderment and surprises. Preserve me from sanctimonious solemnity and morose morality, and deliver me from the vanity of regrets. Remove from me the perverse tendency to make mountains out of… Continue reading Prayer for Joy …