A Prayer for Sunday 20th December 2020

Light brings hope in the darkness. We wait for that light now, o God. Light reveals what was always there but we could not see. We seek that revelation, o God. Light warms the space it touches and blesses it with life. Enliven us now, o God. Light lifts what we see from a staticContinue reading “A Prayer for Sunday 20th December 2020”

A Prayer for Sunday 13th December 2020

As the rose blooms in the rain, on this Gaudete Sunday may we lift our faces to the storm clouds and sing your praises anyway. As the rose produces a beautiful, sweet scent when all around it the stench of manure is ripe, on this Gaudete Sunday may we be fragrant as the fruits ofContinue reading “A Prayer for Sunday 13th December 2020”

A Prayer for Sunday 6th December, 2nd Sunday of Advent

God, in your wisdom, you gave us waiting before blessing. You gave us frustration before achievement. You gave us trial and error before success. You gave us wrestling before realisation. You gave us learning before knowledge. You gave us the journey before the destination God, and I thank You for it. Give us Peace thisContinue reading “A Prayer for Sunday 6th December, 2nd Sunday of Advent”

Revise or Reclaim?

This week my approach to theology was called ‘revisionist’ in a discussion on Twitter. I found that very thought provoking, but not in the way the person on the other screen intended. I have every confidence, through prayer, discernment, study and discipleship, that my approach adheres to the teachings of Jesus. I write as IContinue reading “Revise or Reclaim?”

A Prayer for Sunday 29th November 2020, Advent Sunday

God, as we start this time of waiting, we feel we have already spent so much of this year suspended, on hold. Waiting for reprieves that have not yet come. Waiting to embrace our families when it is still not safe to. Waiting for release, when we may start to truly rebuild our lives. WaitingContinue reading “A Prayer for Sunday 29th November 2020, Advent Sunday”

A Prayer for Sunday 22nd November 2020

God of all, ever and always, bigger than words and vaster than imagining, As the tides turn and the seasons change, may we lean into our love for you. As we learn, grow, develop and progress, may we lean into our love for you. As we struggle, challenge, wrestle and tense, may we lean intoContinue reading “A Prayer for Sunday 22nd November 2020”

A Prayer for Sunday 15th November 2020

Spirit who inspires love, hope and union, we call upon You now. Tend to Your fruits in Your church today, across Your whole body of those who love You. Inspire us, revive us, call us to action or set us to fruitful, restorative rest. Instil in us a deep and loyal trust in Your plan,Continue reading “A Prayer for Sunday 15th November 2020”