Posts tagged ‘fear’

For Manchester and England

This is prayer of hope and courage for the victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester. It’s based on a memorial prayer that I wrote for…

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Attack at Westminster: For London and England

This is prayer of hope and courage for the victims of the terrorist attack at Westminster. It’s based on a memorial prayer that I wrote for…

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15 Years: A Liturgy for 9-11

It’s been 15 years. This is a 9-11 liturgy composed for the 10th anniversary of the attacks, including newer prayers written to deepen the liturgy. They were…

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For Nice

A prayer of solidarity and healing after Thursday night’s Bastille Day truck attack in Nice. Sadly for the people of France, it’s in large part the same prayer I…

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A Liturgy after Terror Attacks

This is a four-prayer liturgy to be used after terror strikes. “For Terror Survivors” and “To the Terrorist” are from “A Liturgy for 9-11.” “Let Tranquility Reign”…

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For Brussels

A prayer of solidarity and healing after the terror attacks in Brussels. The closing stanza is written in English and the three official languages of Belgium: Dutch, German and French. For Brussels…

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Pour Paris

This is a full translation of a prayer of solidarity and healing “For Paris” that I wrote immediately after last month’s terror attack. The original prayer includes…

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For Paris

This is a prayer of solidarity and healing after Friday night’s terror attack in Paris. Here’s a link to this prayer translated into French. For Paris Author of life,…

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For Mother Emanuel / Church of the Multiplication: Racist Violence against Houses of Worship

On Wednesday night, nine people were killed during a shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, an historic black church in Charleston, S.C. The oldest…

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Suicide Attempt by My Spouse/Partner

This is a prayer for healing after a suicide attempt by a spouse or partner. It focuses on emotional and spiritual health, although it includes an optional section in…

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