Prayers from our newsletter, chosen by our Lay Chaplain.
It is not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them that is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
Thought: “He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” - Lao Tzu
I have often regretted my speech, but never my silence.
We will hear the gentle voice of Jesus saying ; “fear not I am with you”.
Of what good is the word of Christ without an example’ (Dostoyevsky)
"The heavens and the earth proclaim the greatness of God" (Psalm 88)
(Sunday last was Pentecost Sunday, the birthday of the Church) ‘I pray to thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within’ (Socrates)
We know of God’s presence through actions; by the actions of love, justice, truth, reconciliation, unselfishness and compassion.
At the very depth of ourselves, we are on the threshold to the reality of God
(Sunday is a day of prayer for Vocations) ‘You choose because you are chosen, you choose because at the heart of your desire to love, you have found the heart of God searching for you’ (Irish Bishop's Conference)
Thought: 'The problem for many people is fear. We are afraid of one another - afraid of meeting' (Jean Vanier)
The tomb is empty, ‘He is risen as He said He would’.