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Thanksgiving Meditation
by Elizabeth M. Strong Let us rejoice for the families who have gathered this Thanksgiving to express their thanks and to celebrate the bounty of their lives.Let us join together in support of those whose families are far away, ...

There are some heights to which we have not risen, and never will
by Paul H. Bicknell ... strength we need for our journey.This is such a place.Thus we pause for refreshment; thus we worship in thanksgiving.

Know that Love Is True
by Kim Adami ... life’s abundance is believing(That) Thanksgiving is our giftto one another and all that’s livingThanksgiving is our giftTo those in memoryAnd all their givingThanksgiving is our giftOf mysteries ...

We come together today in praise and thanksgiving
by Mary J. Harrington We come together today in praise and thanksgivingfor the gift of life itself.Someone gave birth to us and some of us havegiven birth.All of us have been mothered in our time,All of us have mothered.Let ...

Come, all you who seek truth, abide in love, and honor peace, enter into this house with thanksgiving;
by Dorothy Boroush Come, all you who seek truth, abide in love, and honor peace, enter into this house with thanksgiving; come into these gates with praise. Enter into this sacred space, all you who hunger for righteousness. ...

All too often, we pace the geometries of our walled gardens
by John Millspaugh ... peripheral vision.Let us behold each fellow creature with reverence;Let us greet each day with praise and thanksgiving.For life is a gift of incomprehensible magnitude;Our lives are voyages with unknowable ...

May we go forth from this place
by Charles A. Howe ... to the grace that surrounds and surprises us. May we go forth from this place with openness and with thanksgiving!

A Thanksgiving Prayer
by Robert R. Walsh Eternal God, source of all created things, we would give substance to our thankfulness by resolving to make right use of the gifts we have received from thy bounty.With thy gift of the senses we would ...

Prayer for All Who Mother
by Victoria Weinstein We reflect in thanksgiving this day for all those whose lives have nurtured ours.The life-giving onesWho heal with their presenceWho listen in sympathyWho give wise advice ... but only when asked for it.We ...

Let us be united in the spirit of aspiration
by John Cummins Let us be united in the spirit of aspiration and thanksgiving: Eternal light, toward whose quickening dawn all generations yearn, we lift our hearts in thanksgiving for all true ministry, for those of ...

A Thanksgiving for the Elements
by Eric Williams The strength of the Earth is the stonesAnd the same is the source of our bones.The Water flows across the groundAnd within our blood.  The Air blows around the worldAnd brings us our breath.The Fire ...

Gratitude
by Max Kapp Often I have felt that I must praise my worldFor what my eyes and ears have seen these many years,And what my heart has loved.And often I have tried to start my lines:“Dear earth,” I say,And ...

A Thanksgiving Blessing
by Naomi King Let us join and hands and hearts in gratitude on this wondrous day where we have the abundance of our lives before us. We remember this day of bounty all of those who do not have enough, who are afraid, ...

I pledge allegiance to the earth on which I stand,
by Vern Barnet I pledge allegiance to the earth on which I stand,and to the environment of which I am a part,one planet in a Process, with soil, water and air like one body,indivisible, with resources to be cherished ...

God of our hearts,
... together in a unity of spirit to celebrate a personal commitment of these young men and women.We join in thanksgiving. Here we are grateful for all who have contributed to our Unitarian and Universalist ...

Come, Come To This Place
by Daniel Budd ... place, whoever you are:Ours is not a community of despair, but of hope,Not a place of judging, but of thanksgiving,Not a place of certainty, but of searching.Come, come to this place, whoever you are,Come, ...

Ordination Prayer
by William E. Gardner ... church that encourages us in our continuing search for better ways of living together. With humility and thanksgiving we remember the efforts of those pioneering men and women of another day who struggled ...

There Is Room For You Here
by Mary Edes ... the great wide world—places or people in need of healingor for which your heart is filled with thanksgiving,And in that spirit, let us be silent together for a time.

Spirit of the Harvest
by Gary Kowalski Each of us will be grateful this Thanksgiving in differing ways,Gathered in our separate families,Each with our own distinct recipes, customs and traditions;For some will have pies of mince,And others ...

Earth Day Prayer: In the Spirit of Indigenous Traditions
by Vern Barnet ... outcasts of the garden.Let us cast the pollution from our eyesso we can see the glory and live with thanksgiving.Great Spirit, let us rememberit is not how we talk but how we walk.When we say we love ...

How does one address a mystery?
by Gordon B. McKeeman ... being addressed to Being itself—or, perhaps, nothing, no complaint, no request, no entreaty, no thanksgiving, no praise, no blame, no pretense of knowing or of not knowing.Simply be in the intimate ...

Prayer for Mother's Day
by Wayne B. Arnason ... human potential. Today is a day for such celebration. Let us make the most of it. Let us use it for thanksgiving and renewal and re-dedication in the good company of loved ones and friends. May it be ...

How To Discuss The Truth
by Mark L. Belletini ... Radclyffe-Hall, Auden, DaVinci,Emma Goldman, Susan B. Anthony and Mark De Wolfe.With real hope in our purposeand thanksgiving in our pulse.With the full iris of our living tradition in the eye.Without ...

Memorial Day Prayer
by Barbara J. Pescan Spirit of Lifewhom we have called by many namesin thanksgiving and in anguish— Bless the poets and those who mournSend peace for the soldiers who did not make the warsbut whose lives were consumed ...

Creator God:
by P. M. Traunstein Creator God:We always ask before we thank, for we are asking creatures.We ask for loveand thank you for the love you have inspired in us.We ask to be closer to youand thank you for our capacity to pray.We ...

 

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