Category Archives: Prayers

This Day is Your Gift to Us

This day is your gift to us;     we take it, Lord, from your hand     and thank you for the wonder of it. God be with us in this your day,     every day and every … Continue reading

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I Sing Because…

For those for whom worship of the Living God is woven into the fabric of life, one of the sad laments during this time of social distancing has been the loss of communal worship – the singing of praise to … Continue reading

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The Depths of August

The Depths of August By Eric Pankey I was blinded by grace, A prey torn from its shadow, Entwined only to unravel. Alive in a dead calm, I was fire from which Air is withheld, A charged element. An illegible … Continue reading

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Where can I flee from Your Presence?

History.com reported that when Apollo 11‘s Eagle lunar module landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had to do something very difficult: Wait. They were scheduled to open the door of their lunar … Continue reading

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Come back to me my dear child

I was in Singapore when the Covid 19 virus began to gain pandemic momentum. One Sunday, Pastor Wei-en prayed this prayer with his congregation: My dear child, I remember the day you were born. You came into this world naked, empty and … Continue reading

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Prayer for a Pandemic

Prayer for a Pandemic, by Cameron Wiggins Bellm May we who are merely inconvenienced Remember those whose lives are at stake. May we who have no risk factors Remember those most vulnerable. May we who have the luxury of working … Continue reading

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Prayers for the Pandemic

This list is taken from Jen Pollock Michel. She says it isn’t comprehensive – but it’s a good place to start.  She writes: “My hope is that it can provide words for us as we pray collectively (if also virtually!) as … Continue reading

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