Bless Our Marriage
Feb03

Bless Our Marriage

Bless our Marriage We thank You, O God, for the love You have implanted in our hearts. May it always inspire us to be kind in our words, considerate of feelings, and concerned for each other’s needs and wishes. Help us to be understanding and forgiving of human weaknesses and failings. Increase our faith and trust in You and may Your prudence guide our life and love. Bless our marriage, O God, with peace and happiness, and make...

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The Rainbow Prayer (a prayer for children)
Feb03

The Rainbow Prayer (a prayer for children)

The Rainbow Prayer Red is for the blood that Jesus gave. Green is for the grass that Jesus made. Yellow is for the sun that Jesus made so bright. Orange is for color we see at the start of night. Purple is to remind us that Jesus reins. White is for the love for me that Jesus brings. This dear Lord is my rainbow prayer. I thank you so for your love and care. AMEN prayer credit: TC Cooper photo credit: linh.ngan via photopin...

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An Easter Carol
Feb03

An Easter Carol

An Easter Carol Spring bursts to-day, For Christ is risen and all the earth’s at play. Flash forth, thou Sun, The rain is over and gone, its work is done. Winter is past, Sweet Spring is come at last, is come at last. Bud, Fig and Vine, Bud, Olive, fat with fruit and oil and wine. Break forth this morn In roses, thou but yesterday a Thorn. Uplift thy head, O pure white Lily through the Winter dead. Beside your dams Leap and...

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Behold Christ
Feb03

Behold Christ

Behold the Man Shall Christ hang on the Cross, and we not look? Heaven, earth, and hell stood gazing at the first, While Christ for long-cursed man was counted cursed; Christ, God and Man, Whom God the Father strook And shamed and sifted and one while forsook:– Cry shame upon our bodies we have nursed In sweets, our souls in pride, our spirits immersed In wilfulness, our steps run all acrook. Cry shame upon us! for He bore our...

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A Double Standard
Feb03

A Double Standard

A DOUBLE STANDARD Do you blame me that I loved him? If when standing all alone I cried for bread a careless world Pressed to my lips a stone. Do you blame me that I loved him, That my heart beat glad and free, When he told me in the sweetest tones He loved but only me? Can you blame me that I did not see Beneath his burning kiss The serpent’s wiles, nor even hear The deadly adder hiss? Can you blame me that my heart grew cold...

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