Posts tagged ‘safety’

Pervasive Peace

In these difficult times, this one line captures my simplest yet deepest prayer for us all. With so much healing needed, our prayers must rattle the…

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Rockets from Gaza

This is a prayer for safety and peace in Israel. More than 1,300 rockets have been launched at Israel from Gaza from May 10-13, 2021, with…

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As Fires Rage

A prayer to be said as the California wildfires rage, destroying homes and taking lives. See also this prayer “For Firefighters.” As Fires Rage G-d beyond…

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Before the Storm: For Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence is headed the Carolina and Virginia coast. The monster storm is predicted to make landfall as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane. Before the…

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For Houston

A prayer for the people of Houston in the wake of Harvey. For Houston G-d of earth and sea, Of ocean and shore, Source of All,…

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After Matthew: Safety after Violent Weather

This is a prayer for safety and healing after Hurricane Matthew. Even as the storm moves up the Florida coast, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas…

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Bird Song at Midnight

This is a prayer for comfort on restless nights. It’s my fourth using birds as the central metaphor. See also: “Bird is Bird,” “First Bird” and…

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Prayer before Sleep

This is a prayer to be said before going to sleep. This piece appears in This Grateful Heart: Psalms and Prayers for a New Day from CCAR…

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Safety After Violent Weather (Revised)

This expresses gratitude for those who weather a major storm safely, including a prayer for safety and healing for all who are suffering as the result of the storm. It’s difficult to capture in one…

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Safety during a Hurricane

This is a prayer for safety to be said as a hurricane approaches, as well as during the storm. Use the blank line to fill in…

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