A short prayer for Remembrance Sunday
One of the traditions of All Saint’s Day is to remember those who have died: our friends, family members, and fellow believers. These are the “saints” who have gone before us to heaven. Who would you like to remember today?
Autumn is a season of many changes. Starting new schools, new classes, new jobs, a new season of life. This can bring great fear and anxiety, things we want to bring before God in prayer.
s important that we keep ourselves active and it’s recommended that you try and travel at least 10,000 steps a day. However, do you notice the ground you walk upon?
To sell, newspapers need to be sensationalist; good news it seems doesn’t sell copies as well as bad news does. Does it seem as if the news you read is too severe, too dramatic, too big for you to manage?
Pick an eco-system that is close to your heart and pray with positive intention for that place. Perhaps focus your prayer on a plant, an animal or what this place means to you – and thank God for his wisom and grace in creation for this. Pray to ask how you can make a difference to help the niche you’re focusing on – and in doing so, you can help to be a positive force of change.
Coming together with others in prayer can be a meaningful experience, as we share with one another our faith and gratitude. However, sometimes we may not feel comfortable in vocalising our prayer. This method can help us come together in prayer, but overcome that reluctance to say out loud the desires in our heart.
Random acts of kindness are an easy way of making prayer practical and positive. It can move our focus away from our needs, and onto the needs of others.
Here is a way of praying for others by using your fingers to trigger you into thinking about different groups of people.
Stick a favourite prayer up on the fridge door, then each time you visit the fridge, you can say that prayer.