Archive for the 'Prayers' Category

September 20, 2015

a prayer for world peace

  A Prayer for World Peace by Jane Goodall   We pray to the great Spiritual Power in which we live and move and have our being. We pray that we may at all times keep our minds open to new ideas and shun dogma; that we may grow in our understanding of the nature […]

September 13, 2015

a prayer of Mother Teresa

A prayer of compassion from Mother Teresa Lord, open our eyes that we may see you in our brothers and sisters. Lord, open our ears that we may hear the cries of the hungry, the cold, the frightened, the oppressed. Lord, open our hearts that we may love each other as you love us. Renew […]

September 6, 2015

a prayer for those that hunger

Most gracious and merciful God, I praise You and offer You thanks and worship at the start of this beautiful day. I pray for Your grace and forgiveness this morning. I pray that the power of your Holy Spirit may fill me to overflowing that all my speech and all my actions might be a […]

August 23, 2015

a prayer for peace in South Sudan

Most merciful and loving God, how precious is your Name. This morning I pray for all those in distress from war and violence in every land. I especially lift up the people of South Sudan where peace is so desperately needed. Let your grace abound and let the power of of your Holy Spirit minister […]

August 9, 2015

a prayer for the power to serve

Gracious and most merciful Creator, You have graced us beyond comprehension. All that we have, even life itself, is a gift from you. And for all that we have received we give you thanks and praise. Even as we praise you for the mercy and love you have poured into our lives we recognize that […]

August 2, 2015

a prayer for faithfulness

Most gracious and loving God, I come to you this morning to give you praise and offer you my heartfelt thanks. I worship you and open myself to you again. Grant me your wisdom today. Allow me to see those around me through the eyes of Jesus and to respond with both grace and compassion. […]

June 7, 2015

a prayer for the poor & forgotten

O GOD, Almighty and merciful, who heals those that are broken in heart, and turns the sadness of the sorrowful to joy; Let your fatherly goodness be upon all that you have made. Remember in pity those who are this day destitute, homeless, or forgotten by their fellow men. Bless the congregation of your poor. […]

May 31, 2015

a prayer for peace and good will

Holy God, you have made of one blood all nations that dwell upon earth.  Look with mercy upon us, and drive away our evil passions of fear and hatred.  Grant that united in good will we may live together in charity and joy, each in the praise of great achievements, in rivalry of good and […]