Lord, open to us the sea of your
and water us with full steams
from the riches of your grace
and the springs of your kindness.
Make us children of quietness
and heirs of peace;
kindle in us the fire of your love,
and strengthen our weakness by your power
as we become close to you and to
– From the Syrian Church, in An Iona Prayer book. Compiled by Peter W Millard.