Category Archives: Prayers

The Indigenous Lord’s Prayer

In commemoration of Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. To learn more about First Nations translation of Scripture, go to Indigenous Bible Version. Oh great Father…. release us from the things we have done wrong in the same … Continue reading

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Be Faithful in Little: Prayer

The following reflection is from Lee Eclov, 40 year retired pastor who contributes to the weekly e-newsletter Preaching Today.  Rather than quotes bits and pieces, I am including his post in its entirety for your contemplation on prayer, and perhaps … Continue reading

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Becoming the Prayer you Pray

In his book, “How to Pray“, Peter Greig recounts a conversation he had with Brennan Manning: What if the hour you spend in the prayer room is when you refocus on Jesus so that you can carry his presence with … Continue reading

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For Want of Wonder

“It is not easy to convey a sense of wonder, let alone resurrection wonder, to another. It’s the very nature of wonder to catch us off guard, to circumvent expectations and assumptions. Wonder can’t be packaged, and it can’t be … Continue reading

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A Pencil in the Hand of God

Given what Mother Teresa achieved in her life, we might think she is being too modest. But if we understand we are in God’s hands, then thinking of ourselves as “a little pencil” is a good place to start. And … Continue reading

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Windows of Art

In 1889 van Gogh painted “Laboureur dans un champ” – a farmer plowing the land, which was the view from his window at the hospital. He left the asylum in May 1890;  two months later, at age 37, he shot … Continue reading

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Practice Resurrection

The line above comes from a poem by Wendell Berry that seems fitting this Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday – especially as he encourages us to live counter-culturally – and to “Practice Resurrection.” Let each line exhort, rebuke, and otherwise enlighten … Continue reading

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