Tag Archives: Confession

A confession — stifling imagination

Prayer of Confession God we confess that we stifle our imaginations and the imaginations of others: We value productivity over prayer, personal training over play. We become addicted to the gifts of technology and choke daydreaming hours with app and … Continue reading

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A TSA Confession

People spend a lot of time complaining about the TSA Transportation Security Administration as it clears people for airplane travel. I do too! However, it recently struck me that what I do for the TSA embodies what repentance asks of … Continue reading

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Two liturgical poems from Aotearoa

Erice Fairbrother of Aotearoa / New Zealand sends two poems which are for the gathered community or the indiviudal. Erice offers this introduction to the first one. Here is a poem – thinking of the frailty of relationships, how easy … Continue reading

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Assurance of Grace for Confession of what we have done to creation

Yesterday I posted a prayer of Confession for human failure in creation care and culpability in damage to the earth and invited anyone who would wish to share what it might be liturgically to offer an Assurance of Grace for … Continue reading

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Prayers for Justice and Care of Creation from South Africa

Today with great pleasure I share two prayers by Isobel Degruchy of South Africa. The first is a confession of both damage done and arrogance in attitude of human beings who should be caring for God’s creation. My challenge to … Continue reading

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Three Prayers from South Africa

This morning I share three poems from Isobel de Gruchy a wonderful poet and liturgist from South Africa. Morning Prayer As I open the door and step out into a new day, Father/Mother God, be there with me: To guide … Continue reading

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