Whatever ultimate meaning life may have, this much can be said already– life is a call to share in the world’s making. It is a chance to intervene, to contribute, to enhance what exists by the sheer power of one’s own presence and activity. Robert O. Johann
Sunday Readings: Isaiah 42.1-4, 6-7; Titus 2.11-14, 3.4-7; Luke 3.15-16, 21-22 Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heaven opened, and the Holy Spirit descended like a dove. And a voice came from heaven. “You are my Son, my Beloved; with you I am well …
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.
Lord God, Creator of light, at the rising of your sun each morning, let the greatest of all lights – your love – rise, like the sun, within my heart.
I used to pray that God would feed the hungry, or do this or that, but now I pray that God will guide me to do whatever I’m supposed to do, what I can do. I used to pray for answers, but now I’m praying for strength. I used to believe that prayer changes things, …
Emmanuel, you are God-with-us and the savior of all nations. Come, save us and make of us your own joy to the world.
The ends of the earth stand in awe at the sight of your wonders. The lands of sunrise and sunset you fill with your joy. You care for the earth, give it water, you fill it with riches. Your river in heaven brims over to provide its grain, and then you provide for the earth. …
May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of His hand. An old Irish blessing
World Peace Prayer Lead us from death to life, from falsehood to truth, from despair to hope, from fear to trust. Lead us from hate to love, from war to peace; let peace fill our hearts, let peace fill our world, let peace fill our universe. From the Hindu Upanishads
Bless this new year, Loving God.I ask that your power of love will be with meas I begin this year of grace, 2022.May I be a blessing this dayand every day for those I meet.