Tag Archive: prayer

A Prayer of Dedication

(Image Source) I came across this prayer in my devotions and just love it: Romans 12:1, “I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies… Continue reading

Maundy Thursday Responsive Prayer

Leader: And Jesus said, “The greatest love a person can have for his friends is to lay down his life for them.” People: We gather to recall the night in which Jesus was… Continue reading

Prayer of Confession – Failure to Love

We prayed this prayer together in church this morning; it is powerful. PRAYER OF CONFESSION Many: Lord, we confess our day-to-day failure to be truly human. One: Lord, we confess to you. Many:… Continue reading

Lenten Responsive Prayer

Leader: In this is love, not that we loved God but that God loved us and sent God’s Son. People: We come to worship the One who knows our pain, for he himself… Continue reading

The Tree of Contemplative Practices

I absolutely love this infographic! photo © The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, Concept & design by Maia Duerr; illustration by Carrie Bergman

Robert Benson on prayer

from In Constant Prayer in “The Ancient Practices” Series edited by Phyllis Tickle You do not become a person of prayer and then begin to pray. It works the other way around. If… Continue reading

Expressions of Faith From the Celtic Daily Prayer Book

Lord, You have always given bread for the coming day; and though I am poor, today I believe. Lord, You have always given strength for the coming day; and though I am weak,… Continue reading

Desmond Tutu prayer

Disturb us, O Lord when we are too well-pleased with ourselves when our dreams have come true because we dreamed too little, because we sailed too close to the shore. Disturb us, O… Continue reading

Kathleen O’Connor on lamentation & prayer

from Lamentations & The Tears of the World Expression of pain is essential to prayer. It is that simple and that difficult. By telling the truth of its world to God, Lamentations becomes… Continue reading

Tripp Fuller on Bin Laden

love. this. ¬†tripp fuller, “people of possibility” … a video by the work of the people (Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)