A Highland Prayer

A Highland Prayer

In my devotionals this week I came across the following reading: In Highland tradition God is regarded both in Himself and in His Three Persons as a Chief and Ard Righ, with personal tied to His people. It is after the manner of a chieftain, of a hero, or of a prince...
A Prayer on Grieving

A Prayer on Grieving

Into my grieving I weave the strength of the Father. Into my grieving I weave the compassion of the Son. Into my grieving I weave the comfort of the Spirit. Into my grieving I receive the presence of the Three in One. Into my anger I invite the patience of the Father....
A Prayer on Grieving

A Pub Blessing

Prayer comes in many forms. When we look at traditional prayers that have been offered in the past we might shake our heads about the sensibilities. One such prayer is ‘A Pub Blessing’ attributed to St. Brigid. Here the prayer tends to illicit thoughts of...
St. Patrick’s Breastplate a Prayer for Protection

St. Patrick’s Breastplate a Prayer for Protection

We sit in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, of severe monsoon flooding in SouthEast Asia and with Hurricane Irma having devastated many small Caribbean nations, with its course now set for Florida. We acknowledge that these are only some of the calamities which face...
St. Patrick’s Breastplate a Prayer for Protection

Prayer in Times of Crisis

Today the world is experiencing a variety of different crises. In British Columbia wildfires have been burning for weeks. Hurricane Harvey has dropped a deluge of rain on Texas. Within these and many other situations people are in dire need of help. In situations such...
A Prayer on Grieving

Prayer for Letting Go

Gracious God, I ask your help in letting go: Of ideals, old habits and patterns that no longer serve me well. That limit my beliefs and hinder my abilities. May I remember that letting go Is a healthy reminder to rely on you. In letting go I learn joy and practice...

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