Theme for February 2022: Change

Change from the inside out

Change from the inside out

  Prayer of Confession (based on Romans 12:1-8) Merciful God, we confess how easy it is for us to begin to adopt the attitudes and actions of the world around us; to let our lives be shaped by contemporary culture rather than by Your call. Lord, in Your mercy, hear and forgive. We confess how … Continue reading "Change from the inside out" ...

Theme: Change my heart, O God

PDF version     “In contemplative prayer the saint (who knows himself to be a sinner, for none of us is whole, healed, and holy twenty-four hours a day) turns inward in what is called ‘the prayer of the heart,’ not to find self, but to lose self in order to be found.” (Madeleine L’Engle) … Continue reading "Theme: Change my heart, O God" ...
Evening prayer #4

Evening prayer #4

  A prayer to accompany you as day changes into night.   O God our Creator, by whose mercy and might the world turns safely into darkness and returns again to light: we give into your hands our unfinished tasks, our unsolved problems and our unfulfilled hopes, knowing that only those things which you bless … Continue reading "Evening prayer #4" ...
Change … like little children

Change … like little children

  In  Matthew 18:3  Jesus said, ‘Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.’   During a two-week stay at Dutch L’Abri last autumn, the subject of what it means to be like children came up in a lecture entitled, Hoping for the … Continue reading "Change … like little children" ...