A Prayer for our Son

March was such a strange month with Lockdown starting that I hardly noticed that April had begun, and missed my opportunity to post a March prayer. March is our son’s birth month, so here is a belated prayer for him. Dear Lord, Thank you for this beautiful, funny, resilient boy who has been through so…

A Prayer for our Daughter

In January I resolved to pray more, out of a desire to draw near to God’s compassionate heart and let that radiate into my life and into the hope-parched, love-starved world around me. As part of my new year’s resolution, I decided to publish a prayer a month on lifelived. So here I am, with…

A Year of Prayers

In the inevitable spurt of January reflections, I have resolved to blog a little more, and to pray a lot more. Praying, for me, is a living and breathing thing, more a day-to-day openness to God’s Presence than a formal or liturgical rite. I believe in the love and encouragement of God, in his goodness,…