Graces and Blessings

There are many resources for graces and blessings online, and here are two books to peruse:

Rejoice Together: Prayers, Meditations and Other Readings for Family, Inidividual and Small-Group Worship, 2nd edition edited by Helen R. Pickett (Boston: Skinner House, 2005)

Earth Prayers From around the World: 365 Prayers, Poems, and Invocations for Honoring the Earth by Elizabeth Roberts (HarperOne, 1991)

Available from the UUA online bookstore are Gift of Faith by Jeanne Nieuwejaar (Boston: Skinner House, 2002) and the Unitarian Universalist Association pamphlet, Family Prayers by Irene Prager.

Three more books offering reflections about and suggestions for rituals in family homes are The Intentional Family: Rituals to Strengthen Family Ties by William J. Doherty (Perseus Books, 1997); Putting Family First: Successful Strategies for Reclaiming Family Life in a Hurry-Up World by William J. Doherty and Barbara Carlson (Holt Paperbacks, 2002); and The Book of New Family Traditions by Meg Cox, illustrated by Sarah McMenemy (Running Press, 2003).

Food Recovery Agencies

Go online to learn about food recovery agencies and how they work.

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