Prayer Resources

In this particular time of challenges posed by Covid it can be a comfort to turn to prayer. 'Walk with Me Lord' was written as a short meditattion based on the Emmaus journey. 'It would have been so easy Lord' reflects the feelings af an older couple as they learn to accept that their last years cannot be full of happy holidays - instead they learn to see round the corner to the sufferings of others. A prayer for those facing redundancy is also included And young people are touched particularly by the Covid crisis and have their spiritual needs as well....

prayers for a troubled world7c.docx

Prayers in a troubled world - As we emerge from the worst of the pandemic and face new challenges - the war in Ukraine, the cost of living crisis, and much else Ben has written some words to provide us with spiritual sustenance and a sense of purpose even when times are dark...

For those facing redundancy (1).docx

'Christ has no body, but yours, no hands. no feet on earth but yours. Yours are the eyes with which he looks compassion on this world. Yours are the feet with which he walks to do good, Yours are the hands through which he blesses all the world. Yours are the hands, yours are the feet, yours are the eyes, you are his body. Christ has no body now but yours, No hands no feet on earth but yours. Yours are the eyes with which he looks compassion on this world. Christ has no body now on earth but yours...

St Teresa of Avila

Left = Walk with Me Lord...

A short guided meditation when we are feeling in need of spiritual sustenance...Below: some topical prayers...

It would have been so easy Lord.docx
Prayer of a young Person.docx
Prayer of a care worker in the covid 19 crisis.docx
Am I mistaken Lord

A reflection on Psalm 23 below

'My Shepherd is the Lord, nothing indeed shall I want'

'Fresh and green are the pastures where He gives me repose'

'Near restful waters he leads me'

'to revive my drooping spirit'

bonhoeffer prayer1.docx

Ben writes: 'I love this moving prayer above by Dietrich Bonhoeffer written shortly before his execution in April 1945. Its words of faithfulness speak to us so beautifully at the times when we feel let down by God