Prayer Walking

Posted by occwebsite
24th Jun 2022
We want to pray-walk through downtown Orillia on Sunday night (26 June) Here is an overview with some guidelines and some verses to pray A Prayer Walking Guide

praying

Posted by occwebsite
05th Apr 2022
Every great move of God in the Bible and in history begins with Extraordinary Prayer and Fasting. From the other side of eternity we will find that the most influential people were not, perhaps, Presidents or Prime Ministers, but the people who walked with God through passionate prayer. When the early church faced opposition or struggle, they first turned to prayer. “When they had prayed, the place where they were

fasting & praying for Ukraine

Posted by occwebsite
02nd Mar 2022
Today is March 2. In many traditions, it is Ash Wednesday. On this first day of lent Christians all around the world will say, “Repent, and believe in the Gospel”, or “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” This is a sober reminder of how precious life is, but also how precarious living is for so many persons, and for our planet. It is a reminder

Prayer of Henri Nouwen

Posted by occwebsite
31st Aug 2021
Here is a prayer of Henri Nouwen, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post.   Listen, O Lord, to my prayers. Listen to my desire to be with you, to dwell in your house, and to let my whole being be filled with your presence. But none of this is possible without

Prayer Earth and Heaven

Posted by occwebsite
24th Aug 2021
Here is a prayer from The Valley of Vision, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. O LORD, I live here as a fish in a vessel of water, only enough to keep me alive, but in heaven I shall swim in the ocean. Here I have a little air in me

Prayer O My Saviour

Posted by occwebsite
17th Aug 2021
Here is a prayer from The Valley of Vision, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. O MY SAVIOUR, Help me. I am so slow to learn, so prone to forget, so weak to climb; I am in the foothills when I should be on the heights; I am pained by my

Prayer of Augustine (You Over Me)

Posted by occwebsite
10th Aug 2021
Here is a prayer of Austine, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. You Over Me Lord Jesus, let me know myself and know You, and desire nothing save only You. Let me hate myself and love You. Let me do everything for the sake of You. Let me humble myself and

Prayer of Keith Green

Posted by occwebsite
03rd Aug 2021
Here is a prayer of Keith Green, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. Oh Lord, You’re beautiful Your face is all I see For when Your eyes are on this child Your grace abounds to me Oh Lord, please light the fire That once burned bright and clean Replace the lamp

Prayer of Henri Nouwen

Posted by occwebsite
27th Jul 2021
Here is a prayer of Henri J. M. Nouwen, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. A Prayer of Henri J.M. Nouwen: Listen, O Lord, to my prayers. Listen to my desire to be with you, to dwell in your house, and to let my whole being be filled with your presence.

Prayer of St Patrick

Posted by occwebsite
20th Jul 2021
Here is a prayer of Patrick, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. St. Patrick’s Breastplate I bind unto myself today The strong Name of the Trinity, By invocation of the same, The Three in One, and One in Three. I bind this day to me forever, By power of faith, Christ’s