Sometimes tears are the only prayers we can manage and you know what, that’s OK!
The reality is… it hurts It really hurts Life hurts Family and friends hurt And they hurt us too The world hurts And guess what? It will hurt us as well The poor hurt The rich hurt The young hurt The old hurt No-one is free from it It lurks around every corner And noContinue reading “It Really Hurts”
Sometimes there is a silence that only God can hear A scream that only God can comprehend A look that only God recognises A pain that only God can empathise with A frustration that only God can relate to A sadness that only God knows A beauty only God recognises A fear only God canContinue reading “Let Him In”
When someone wrongs you they place you in a cage. They trap you. They limit your freedom. The cage may be a cage of fear, irritation, bitterness, anger, hurt or resentment. The cage can become a dreadful place in which to live. The bars can increase in number and the nights can become very darkContinue reading “Let Forgiveness Bring You Freedom”
Lord, for your grace we ask. For those who are hurt, confused, angry, upset, devastated, hopeless and desperate because of the Church of England General Synod’s decision today, surround them with you loving arms and give them peace. Help them to look to you and show them the way ahead. For those for whom theContinue reading “Lord, for your grace we ask.”
In life people will always come along and hurt you. You have the choice though to let that hurt linger in your life or whether you will give it to God, forgive and move on. The choice is yours, people can only hurt you as much as you let them!!
Lord, give me… Compassion for all those who hurt Love for the needy Grace for the unlovely Patience for the difficult Wisdom for the confused Healing for the broken Kindness for the desperate Time for the lonely Hope for the lost Sensitivity for the frightened Peace for the fearful Life for the dying Through youContinue reading “Give me…”
Dear friends, I need to tell you (as if you didn’t know this already) that although I love you I will fail you and let you down. I am fallible, weak, inconsistent and unreliable.You will have false expectations of me and I will misread situations and be unaware of some of your needs. I wouldContinue reading “Not I but Him”