Posts from May 2020
We pray today for all who have been bereaved especially during this pandemic when funerals have been curtailed. O Joy, that seekest me through pain, I cannot close my heart to Thee; I trace the rainbow through the rain, And feel the promise is not vain That morn shall tearless be.
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Lord help each one of us to take stock of our footprint on this planet and search for a lighter touch here on our earth.
Despite the postponement of the climate change conference, which was due to take place in Glasgow in November, we pray that the urgency of the changes needed to protect your creation, our world, must not be reduced in importance because of Covid19.
Lord we are seeing stars and mountains for the first time or for the first time in ages, as the pollution we have created clears during this Covid 19 pandemic. Lord may we appreciate again your handcrafted world and work and pray for those who can change how we look after it. Help us to do our little bit even if it seems worthless.
As we try to care for your creation Lord help us to stand up and be counted in looking after your world.
God Brilliant Lord … I look up at your macro-skies, dark and enormous, your handmade sky-jewellery, Moon and stars mounted in their settings. Then I look at my micro-self and wonder, why do you bother with us? Why take a second look our way? You put us in charge of your handcrafted world, repeated to us your Genesis charge. Made us stewards of sheep and cattle even…
God come close; Come quickly! Open your ears it’s my voice you’re hearing! Treat my prayer as sweet incense rising; my raised hands are my evening prayers. But God dear Lord I only have eyes for you. Since I’ve run for dear life to you, take good care of me. (Psalm 141)
Pray today for all those in refugee camps across the world in Greece, Kenya, South Sudan Ethiopia, Pakistan, Tanzania Jordan and Cox’s Bazzar Bangaladesh as well as other smaller ones. Pray for them as they try to rebuild lives but are now faced with the threat of Covid 19 and difficulties of isolation. Lord have mercy on them. Know that although you feel impotent your…
YEMEN: Pray that Covid 19 may be used as a reason for all sides to halt the fighting. That this pandemic can be a way forward towards peace and a working out of a way forward for all parties. Pray for the sick, the children who have known nothing but war and poverty that they may be able to grow up in a country working towards peaceful solutions. Thy Kingdom Come is a…