An inspiring prayer which asks God for a new beginning in life, with uplifting music and images:-
Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first of January let every man gird himself once more, with his face to the front, and take no interest in the things that were and are past.
Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887) Nineteenth century American clergyman and speaker.
(A modern prayer for the New Year from www.lords-prayer-words.com)
An uplifting message for blessing those you love and think about at this time of year, which asks for God's peace and hope to be with us all:-
(A prayer suitable for sending as a New Year blessing to a friend or loved one).
In Celtic spirituality, every day is a new day with God, a new start. A good interpretation of the following prayer can be found at this blog
A traditional Celtic prayer translated by Alexander Carmichael (1832-1912), compiler of oral traditions in Scotland. Source: Academia
source: Book of Common Prayer, 1979 version, Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA.
Cheeky Monkey TV is a fun way of helping children learn about prayer. In this episode, Cheeky Monkey learns about making New Year resolutions, and leads us in a prayer which asks for God's help:-
a contemporary New Year's Day prayer from www.lords-prayer-words.com
Bible Verses for the New Year
Here are a selection of bible verses about new starts with God. Please take a moment to meditate on one or two of these scriptures and ask yourself what God might be saying to you for the year ahead.
Take a moment to hear from God...
here are links to some wonderfully inspired prayers to aid your journey