PDF version This prayer sheet is inspired by the May 2021 theme of the month, Holy, and the season of Pentecost. The psalmist says, I love the Lord because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy. Because he bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath! (Psalm … Continue reading "Theme: Breath"
The Holy Other
Annie Dillard, writer of Holy the Firm and other books of non-fiction and poetry, said in an interview with Philip Yancey: I often think of God as a fireball – friendly – who rolls by. If you’re lucky you get a slight glimpse of him. from Open Windows by Philip Yancey, 1985, … Continue reading "The Holy Other"
A holy kingdom
LET’S PRAY: THY KINGDOM COME From Ascension Thursday to Pentecost (13 to 23 May 2021) Christians all over the world are once again invited to join the annual global prayer movement called Thy Kingdom Come. During the 11 days of Thy Kingdom Come, the hope is that all … Continue reading "A holy kingdom"
Holy moment beneath the stars
(Illustration: Irene Bom) Let me introduce you to a recent addition to my growing collection of prayer books: Every Moment Holy: Volume One by Douglas Kane McKelvey. It features over 100 liturgies for the ordinary events of daily life, including liturgies “For Home Repairs”, “For Missing Someone” and “For the Hurried Preparation of a … Continue reading "Holy moment beneath the stars"