Morning Prayer, flying over the sea to Málaga

O Lord, open our lips; and our mouth shall proclaim your praise. Visit us with your salvation and sustain us with your gracious spirit. That shift in consciousness from "me me me" – selfish, self-obsessed, held tight, defensive – to "I and You" – relaxed, open, other-concerned. I am ok. I am safe. There's nothing … Continue reading Morning Prayer, flying over the sea to Málaga

Morning Prayer

There is always the feeling that I must get somewhere and achieve something or work something out. This is completely habitual. But really, prayer is nothing more than opening my heart to You. It is back to de Caussade and The Cloud. It is repeatedly remembering to relax back into Your presence; and then I … Continue reading Morning Prayer

After walking Evening Prayer

I feel mild anxiety coming on. The day is ending. Night is approaching. All our labours are ceased. It is a little death. We are thrown into the darkness where there is nothing to be done. We exist in a vast emptiness. Our existence is no longer justified by our productivity. We are more readily … Continue reading After walking Evening Prayer