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Meditations: “How To Write Your Own Blessings

Also appropriate as Blessings

There are not many occasions in a typical Unitarian Universalist worship that calls for a blessing, and that is perhaps too bad. The simplest definition of a “blessing” is that it is a religious sign of approval. We could do with more of that in this world—both recognizing more things as being blessed, and recognizing ourselves as capable of blessing. A blessing, then, lifts up, honors, someone or something and calls it “good.”

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Last updated on Monday, March 25, 2013.

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