Poetry

A Prayer of Abandonment to God 330 450 Andrew Hicks

A Prayer of Abandonment to God

Another prayer from Celtic Daily Prayer. It is by Charles de Foucauld. Father, I abandon myself  into Your hands.  Do with me what You will, whatever You do, I will thank…

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Make Us Hungry for Heavenly Food 150 150 Andrew Hicks

Make Us Hungry for Heavenly Food

Ok. So I have not gotten too far in Celtic Daily Prayers and now I have already found another prayer book to explore. This one is the Book of Common…

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My Heart and Heaven Are One 150 150 Andrew Hicks

My Heart and Heaven Are One

Another little bit of beauty and prayerful meditation from my new Celtic Daily Prayers: I find Thee enthroned in my heart, my Lord Jesus. It is enough. I know that…

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Invocation of the Holy Spirit 330 450 Andrew Hicks

Invocation of the Holy Spirit

My friend Alex told me something profound today. He said, “It wasn’t me. It was the Holy Spirit.” Anyone who has been in the Churches of Christ knows just how…

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Keep Me In Touch With My Dreams 389 400 Andrew Hicks

Keep Me In Touch With My Dreams

Yet Another prayer from Ted Loder and then I will take a break from posting his prayers so much and share other things for a while. This one has been…

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I Tremble on the Edge of a Maybe 389 400 Andrew Hicks

I Tremble on the Edge of a Maybe

Another prayer from my favorite book of prayers, Guerrillas of Grace: Prayers for the Battle. This is entitled “I Tremble on the Edge of a Maybe.” My prayer about my sharing…

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Guide Me Into an Unclenched Moment 389 400 Andrew Hicks

Guide Me Into an Unclenched Moment

A prayer from Ted Loder’s Guerrillas of Grace: Prayers for the Battle called “Guide Me Into an Unclenched Moment.”   Gentle me, Holy One,  into an unclenched moment,  a deep breath, a…

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A Prayer For Mental Health 1024 538 Andrew Hicks

A Prayer For Mental Health

My friend Cheyenne wrote this prayer and prayed it on Sunday at Church (7.16.23). It is a prayer specifically geared to address mental health concerns. That being said, here’s the…

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The Te Deum 1024 512 Andrew Hicks

The Te Deum

As I frequently say in sermons and conversations: “I am a good Church of Christ boy.” That being said, here’s something true about me that is NOT very Church-of-Christ-ish: I…

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My Own Heart Let Me More Have Pity On 800 536 Andrew Hicks

My Own Heart Let Me More Have Pity On

I stumbled across this prayer a while back in the poetry appendix in the third volume of the Liturgy of the Hours (page 1986). It touches me profoundly for many…

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