We pray for those who have lost their homes, their possessions, and had their properties destroyed. May they find the strength to rebuild.
We pray for those who have lost their businesses. May they find the inspiration and the will to start again.
We pray for the firefighters. May they find the physical might and stamina to continue their service to the Australian people.
We pray for all animals, the beloved pets, livestock, native animals and wildlife that have been injured or died. May they be nursed back to health, stock be replenished and our wildlife grow in numbers.
We pray for the environment. May our respect for nature intensify and our environment regenerate and grow more beautiful than before.
We pray for all those who have paid the ultimate price. May their lives not have been lost in vain.
We pray for the families who have lost so much. May they find comfort and solace.
We pray for our leaders. May they put aside their empty words and have the courage to take positive action needed to face climate change.
We pray for the people of Australia. May they rise up in love for their country and each other.
You do not need to be religious to say these prayers. Just sitting quietly and reflecting on the words is enough………