50 Great Prayers from the Iona Community by Neil Paynter

By Neil Paynter

Fifty of the best-loved prayers of the Iona group in a conveyable variation.

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Not a word about who or what they do or don’t believe in, only a description of how they live their lives. So I ask a blessing, God, on my friends who cannot or do not believe in you. A blessing that they are not expecting yet one which they will recognise. A blessing of joy, integrity and justice, a blessing of love and life. Ruth Burgess * Matthew 25: 34–46 BLESSING The blessing of Martha’s welcome, the blessing of Mary’s listening; the blessing of action, the blessing of reflection the blessing of a God who is in each of these, and in each one of us, be with us all.

I yield my need for control to You. Incoming tide of God – overwhelm me. Carry me out into Your unimaginable depths. Pat Bennett GOD OF THE TIDES God of the tides, whose faithful rhythm underlies our daily lives, help us to keep on, with courage and caring, both when we are full and fulfilled and in times of ebb and emptiness – neap and spring tides in our lives – within the ocean of your love. Amen Jan Sutch Pickard THANKSGIVING PRAYER Thanks be to you, God awesomely distant thanks for the searing of shooting stars the colours of the planets in the night sky the space and power beyond our perceiving which sparkles the sky of our lives with your caring.

This anthology (like all anthologies) is subjective, I admit, although I hope I’ve chosen some prayers that anyone editing a collection like this would have included. It’s interesting, but not surprising, that the majority of these prayers were written by women – more evidence that the Church would have much more heart, guts and spirit – would be more fully Christ’s body – if it was less male. Well, that change in the shape of the Church is slowly happening. Isn’t it? Some voices here are male, like George MacLeod’s.

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