Category Archives: Prayers

A Prayer for Companionship

In her article, “Landscape and Community“, Maxine Hancock shares something of her transition to live in the Annapolis Valley (Nova Scotia). Her reflection leads to a prayer for companionship.  Here is an excerpt and her prayer: “Our mountain is most often … Continue reading

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A Prayer for my Son on his wedding day

A Prayer for my Son on his wedding day: “Your eyes are so big and bright my son I can see you smile with your eyes…” These are the opening words of the song I wrote for you,    the … Continue reading

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The Place of Suffering to the Soul

“… If you ask people who don’t believe in God why they don’t, the number one reason will be suffering,” says John Ortberg “… If you ask people who believe in God when they grew most spiritually, the number one … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Awareness

A Prayer for Awareness by Ken Gire Thank You, O God, For seeing beyond the surface of my life    to the child sitting at the mirror. Thank You for sitting down beside me,    putting Your arm around me, … Continue reading

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A Blessing for Mothers

To bless Mothers: To those who gave birth this year to their first child—we celebrate with you To those who lost a child this year – we mourn with you To those who are in the trenches with little ones … Continue reading

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Get Down to The River

In this day and age, how did “The River” by Jordan Feliz become a chart topping song? It hints to our hunger for home; it sounds an ancient theme; it invites us to where he says, “I know a place…” … Continue reading

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Reveal through Story

Reveal through Story, by Ken Gire Dear God, Reveal to me through stories something of what it is like to walk around in someone else’s shoes. Show me something about myself in the stories I read, something that needs changing, … Continue reading

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