Posts tagged ‘earthquake’

For the People of Italy (Prayer after the Earthquake)

Here are two prayers after an earthquake struck Italy today: one for the people and one for first responders. They were originally written days after an earthquake hit Haiti in…

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For the People of Nepal (Prayers After the Earthquake)

More than 1,ooo people are feared dead in an 7.9 earthquake that hit Napal Saturday morning. Here are two prayers for the people of Nepal, adapted…

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For the People of Chile

This is a prayer for the people of Chile as the effects of the 8.8 earthquake and tsunami there Saturday night continues to unfold. It’s an adaption of two…

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Resources for 9/11

Individuals and clergy members continue to look for meaningful prayers and meditations to use to commemorate the attacks of September 11, 2001. Here’s an annotated list of…

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Memorial Prayer for First Responders

This is a memorial prayer for first responders, posted today for the fire fighters who lost their lives battling the Yarnell Hill fire. It’s group prayer for…

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For First Responders (Revised)

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, ambulances and first responders lined up waiting at NYU Medical Center. This is a prayer for first responders as they…

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For First Responders

This is a prayer for first responders as they head into a moment of crisis. It asks for the physical and emotional safety of these brave…

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Japan: One Year Later

One year ago today Japan’s largest recorded earthquake unleashed a tsunami that slammed into its eastern coast. To commemorate those events, here’s a prayer that I…

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For the People of Turkey (Prayer After the Earthquake)

In the days after an earthquake hit Haiti in January 2010, I wrote two prayers: one for the people and one for first responders. Here they are, revised after…

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Japan’s Disasters

A prayer for the people of Japan. Also see “For the People of Japan,” both written in response to the earthquake, tsunami and resulting nuclear disaster. Addendum:…

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