Wednesday Prayer

February, God.  February. February teaches us – yet again – your surprises.  The shortest month feels like the longest, shaming us when the Christmas box is still out, while we plan for Lent.  The shortest month feels like the longest, God, testing our hope, in this in-between time.  We would shorten the strange weather, and… Read More

Friday Prayer: Full Lives

God, My head is full Of thoughts and questions, of arguments and indecisions. My heart is full Of love and anger, longing and confusion. My schedule is full Of appointments and to-do lists, errands and meetings. My life is full, As it should be. But sometimes I fear it is not full of the right… Read More

Thursday Prayer: Waitangi Day

  Today in Aotearoa New Zealand we remember the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, one of the foundation documents of our nation – sadly breached many times over in the process of colonisation.  The treaty acknowledges the sovereignty of tangata whenua, the people of the land, (collectively called Māori). The opening phrase (Let us… Read More