Tag Archives: prayer

Never Failed Me Yet

It is tradition in my Community to pray together around the cross on Good Friday. I have been doing this most years for quite some time now, but I feel today moved me more than any other year before. It was … Continue reading

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Drawn

  Prayer, the expression of our desire for God and our relationship with God, is not something we control, it is what we are drawn to. Ann Lewin

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Reaching Limits, Finding Space

If you miss open space  in the city, like I do, the one thing you can always do is: look up. Here is a wide expanse, here is room for you, here is a glimpse of freedom… I think Lent is … Continue reading

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O Salutaris Hostia

Not all that long ago, I discovered the music of Ēriks Ešenvalds – I had never heard his name before. He writes quite a lot of sacred music, and I find that a lot of it gives me a sense of consolation. … Continue reading

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Centering Prayer

I’m reading up on centering prayer at the moment, listening to Fr Thomas Keating and discovering his books. I rather like him, and the way of praying he suggests.  Lent, for me, will be about praying. Consciously taking more time … Continue reading

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Mary, Mother

. With your warm hands heal me in your body know me to your darkness draw me at your breast hold me. For I was homesick, and you brought me home; I was alone, and now I am in touch; … Continue reading

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This Night and Always

I remembered just now that there are religious orders in which there is always someone praying, 24/7. I take consolation from this. I rest, knowing that I am being held up to God by the love and prayers of another human … Continue reading

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