Tag Archives: Australia

Prayer for the fires in Australia

God, we know that you kindle hearts and not bush, and that you walk with us into the deepest fires as you did in the long-ago Bible story of the three faithful ones, This day we ask for your grace, … Continue reading

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Guest post — Christine MacDowall from Australia

I rarely receive such lovely gifts as I received today from Christine MacDowall. A gift about how we receive gifts. Here is her poem. (Remember, ah, that it is spring in Australia)  Spring gifts, done and undone. Every now and … Continue reading

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Living Psalm, Living Song — Guest Post

A psalm and a song for my guest post this Thursday. I am fortunate enough to be the “hunter-gatherer” for re-settings of lectionary psalms each week in art, movement, word, music, event for the United Church of Christ (US) Worship … Continue reading

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Living Stones

I am so delighted to share the work of Marianne Musgrove of Adelaide, South Australia. Living Stones Inspired by images shared by members of The Corner Uniting Church, Adelaide, South Australia. We are river stones tumbled and polished, burnished by … Continue reading

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New Year’s blessing from Australia

Christine MacDowall sent this Christmas greeting to friends and it serves to bless us all for 2017. She writes, “The magnolia outside my church is blossoming right now. It was planted in 1928 when the church was opened.” She is … Continue reading

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Joys for Australia Day

I am suddenly aware that my US calendar has Australia Day, January 26 as tomorrow January 26 in Australia is today in real time. May this prayer by DS Allen be a blessing on all of our days .It is … Continue reading

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Easter resources from Aotearoa, Australia, Jerusalem

Some resources for Easter services … Opening Prayer               Australia Risen Christ, You walk through this earth using the feet of very imperfect disciples; may every race and generation take time to look up and see you, draw nearer, listen and … Continue reading

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