Enter with me that still place within, the center
Enter with me that still place within, the center, where we find not only our inmost selves, but also our connection to the farthest reaches of the universe.
Here we confront our aspirations and our failings.
Though we seek always for our lives to be full of goodness, we sometimes lack courage to right the injustices that confront us.
Though we seek always to be generous, sometimes our fears cause us to be greedy.
Though we seek always to walk the moral high ground, sometimes we judge others too quickly and too harshly.
Though we seek always to understand the larger mysteries, sometimes doubt causes us to lose faith in our purpose.
Here, in this space made sacred by our shared lives and our shared yearnings, may we find new courage, new generosity of spirit, forgiveness given and received, and rededication to the higher purposes of our lives.