prayer

Pueblo blessing

Pueblo blessing

Hold on to what is good Even if it is a handful of earth Hold on to what you believe Even if it is a tree that stands by itself…Read more
Prayer of Francis of Assisi

Prayer of Francis of Assisi

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility, there is neither anger nor vexation. Where there is poverty and joy,…Read more
Last moment

Last moment

When the signs of age begin to mark my body (and still more when they touch my mind); when the ill that is to diminish me or carry me off…Read more
Prayer for pardon

Prayer for pardon

Forgive me most gracious Lord, if this day I have done or said anything, to increase the pain of the world. Pardon the unkind word, the impatient gesture, the hard…Read more
Remembrance prayer

Remembrance prayer

O God, whose heart is broken by the violence in the human race, forgive us that we have lacked the imagination and collective will to create a warless world. Forgive…Read more
Artist’s prayer

Artist’s prayer

Spirit, grant me: The vision and wisdom of the elder she-eagle The fierce focus of the lioness The fluid leadership of wild geese Small creatures' ways of stillness Beaver's strong…Read more
May we be blessed

May we be blessed

May our eyes remain open even in the face of tragedy. May we not become disheartened. May we find in the dissolution of our apathy and denial, a cup of…Read more
African Prayer

African Prayer

All you big things, bless the Lord. Mount Kilimanjaro and Lake Victoria, The Rift Valley and the Serengeti Plain, Fat baobobs and shady mango trees, All eucalyptus and tamarind trees,…Read more
A prayer of struggle

A prayer of struggle

I felt my soul was torn, by the struggle raging within, and of love my being was shorn, as I gaze on the pleasures of sin. Deep in my heart…Read more