Theme for October 2019: Healing

Healing at a cost

Healing at a cost

  A prayer O Lord Jesus, stretch forth your wounded hands in blessing over your people, to heal and restore, and to draw them to yourself and to one another in love.   Prayer from the Middle East from The Book of a Thousand Prayers by Angela Ashwin, #468     From the blog In … Continue reading "Healing at a cost" ...
A healing blessing

A healing blessing

The Shepherd (1930) by Arturo Martini  (Photo: Irene Bom)       An unusually short blessing from Jan Richardson. She calls it “a blessing small enough to carry in the hand or in the heart”.   And All Be Made Well A Healing Blessing That each ill be released from you and each sorrow … Continue reading "A healing blessing" ...
Theme: He heals the brokenhearted

Theme: He heals the brokenhearted

PDF version   This prayer sheet offers a prayerful response to the deep-seated needs of all those with a broken heart.   For personal use or to share.   ...
Healed from the inside out

Healed from the inside out

Rome  (Photo: Irene Bom)     I recently bought a book of poetry by Bonnie Thurston called, Practicing Silence, and have been dipping into it as a kind of spiritual practice. You have to slow down and savour the words. You can’t rush it. Here’s the poem that inspired this month’s theme, “Healing”. Inside out … Continue reading "Healed from the inside out" ...