Category Archives: Prayers

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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More Ordinary than Tap Water

“Fat Tuesday” by Dante DiStefano, Issue 92: Image Journal Out of exceeding gloom and out of God, I break a prayer from a growl and sing a hymn more ordinary than tap water. I pray that I might be more than … Continue reading

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Remind Me You’re Here

An honest and timely lament of worship to the One who we need to remind us is here: “Remind Me You’re Here” None of my pain has ever caught You by surprise Still it’s hard to trust You when I’m lost … Continue reading

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Block and Tackle

What do you observe when you see a sailing ship with its massive sails and webs of ropes? What does each strand do; how does each chord contribute to setting sail? I couldn’t tell you. I admire the minds that … Continue reading

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