Let us pray:

I ask you to think of somebody who has been special in your Life.

This person might be

  • a relative,
  • a parent or grandparent,
  •  a friend or neighbour.

You could even choose somebody

  • who you have not met but
  • you have seen on TV.

Think now about why you have chosen this person. Is it

  • because they have a wonderful smile that makes everybody feel welcome and loved;
  • or have they surmounted some difficulty or illness;
  • or have they created something special;
  • or have they just been there when needed.

 Whatever the reason hold that thought in your heart for a moment.

Remember that person in your heart with a smile of your own and say thank you to them.

Of course most of us will have had different Special People in different stages of our life. Remember them all now with a smile of gratitude.

   Now think about what you have done that may have made you special in somebodies eyes.

  • Are you a good friend?
  • a caring neighbour?
  • a welcoming presence here at church?
  • or are you special in some other way?

              May we all continue to be Special People and Live Well


A PRAYER (February 2019) by Elizabeth Faiers written for the service she led in the Chapel on Sunday 20 January 2019

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