Tag: morning prayer

The Mercy of God

The following verses are prayed every morning as the Benedictus at Morning Prayer. And in Lent we are reminded that the Blessing of God is Mercy and Compassion. In the heartfelt mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will visit us, to… Continue Reading “The Mercy of God”

God Fills the Earth with Joy

The third psalm in our morning prayer today is Psalm 65 You still the tumult of the seas (the roaring of their waves) and the tumult of the people. The ends of the earth stand in awe at the sight of your wonders. the… Continue Reading “God Fills the Earth with Joy”

As the Deer Longs for Springs of Water . . . .

The first psalm for our morning prayer today is Psalm 42. Like a deer that longs for springs of water, so my soul longs for you, O God. My soul thirst for God, the living God: when shall I come and stand before the… Continue Reading “As the Deer Longs for Springs of Water . . . .”

Say Thank You Until You Mean It

I love this piece by Melody Beattie, and read it often, so as to remind me to the wisdom of Gratitude. We used it as part of our morning prayer yesterday, Thanksgiving Day, at St. Margaret Convent before going to the Ultimate Celebration of… Continue Reading “Say Thank You Until You Mean It”

Let God’s Glory Be over all the Earth

From today’s Morning Prayer: Psalm 108 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth!

For the Beauty of the Earth

Our hymn at morning prayer today was “For the Beauty of the Earth.” ¬†For the beauty of the earth, For the glory of the skies; For the love which from our birth, Over and around us lies; Lord of all, to Thee we raise… Continue Reading “For the Beauty of the Earth”