Come into the quiet
and be gracious with time
and with yourself.
Take off your thoughts
and lay them aside.
Ease into the silence
and surrender to the stillness.
Lose yourself in being.
Let its joy and ease
through the stresses
and anxieties of your everyday.
- 'Heart Gone Walkabout' by Noel Davis
Every creature, every plant,
every rock and grain of sand
proclaims the glory of its Creator,
worships through colour, shape,
scent and form.
A multi-sensory song of praise.
Creator God, may we join
with the whole of your creation,
in praising you,
through the fragrance and melody
of our lives.
you have lavished us with love.
Keep us ever mindful that you keep your promises.
On our difficult days help us to remember
that you are a refuge for us,
a comfort for those who feel empty and poor in spirit.
On our joyful days fill us with a deep sense of thanksgiving
as we experience your everlasting love.
Help us to share your graciousness
with all those who need a touch of generous love.
I HE HUAFA OE TAMAI, MOE ALO, MOE LAUMALIE MA’ONI’ONI – ‘AMENI
SIOTO ‘OFA MALIA ‘OKU KE MOHU ‘I HE KALASIA
‘OKU ‘IATE KOE ‘A E ‘EIKI
‘OKU KE MONUIA KOE’ I HE FEFINI FUA PE
PEA ‘OKU FAI TAPUEKINA ‘AE FUA ‘O HO MANAVA KO SESU.
KOLOLIA KI HE TAMAI, MOE ‘ALO MOE LAUMALIE MA’ONI’ONI
‘IO TAUANGE KO HONO KOLOLIA ‘I MU’A PEA MO HONO KOLOLIA ‘I HE ‘AHO NI
‘O TA’ENGATA PEA TA’ENGATA . ‘AMENI