St Kilda Uniting Church Prayer for lizard

Prayer for Lizard

Any able ace Can create space Between a rock And a hard place But it takes a wizard To free a lizard Randall Kent   Lennie the Lizard has begun to be recognized. He is a shy creature, but theologically adept as his prayer illustrates:   Divine mother, The one beyond all-knowing and my lizard…

St Kilda Uniting Church Spring

It’s Spring

I know when it’s spring when the reptiles creep The lizard emerges from its long winter sleep Sliding and slithering in its reptilian groove. It finds its place in this seasonal juve Then scurrying away when I go too near Hearing my boots it runs in fear.   I know it’s spring when the magpie’s…

St Kilda Uniting Church Prayer for home 1

Prayer of Home for Everyone

Loving God,   We pray for a place to belong, A place to gather ourselves. Whether a room, a building, a region, a community, cyberspace, We pray for a place to pause and to know You.   May our homes, and places of gathering Be filled with Your love May we experience the sanctuary Giving…

St Kilda Uniting Church Non Christians

No religion

Last Sunday I was part of the Council for Christians and Jews AGM, chaired by our moderator Denise Liersh. She spoke about the discussion on prayer that she was part of as a multifaith advisor to the Victorian Parliament. Members of the advisory group really valued having the Lord’s Prayer to begin each parliamentary session.…