Sometimes, it’s good to find the origin of prayers – and they can be unexpected and wonderful. I am using the following prayer for the blessing of my marriage to my partner Joseph: Franciscan Blessing May God bless you with discomfort,At easy answers, half-truths,And superficial relationshipsSo that you may liveDeep within your heart. May God…Continue reading The Origin of “A Franciscan Prayer” – a Non-Traditional Blessing
“And above all the roar of the town was the blue sky, I could hear the birds singing for the joy of the day And there was no support from the city forthcoming, No sympathy numbing your going away”. — Ralph McTell
Some equations take time to understand – but the maths is simple. I, just as much as every stranger who provokes the fueling of my heart with good will and compassion, must be cared for.