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Beloved, be with all of us in our
leaning into something new
leaning with trust on one another
leaning in toward the light.
And I knew that could happen
to our world too —
This growing in
and emerging from
Darkness into Light
Creator of the Universe, in your grace you promise us that those who die still live in Your presence. Their spirits have simply been transformed but have not ended. I pray in gratitude and hope for my family, relatives and friends that have gone before me, and for all the dead known to You alone.
Be my guide.
Help me to be aware
Of all that lies before, behind and around me.
Almighty God, as they walk the halls of sickness, help them to be a healing presence
May we see and touch every patient as if it were you.
Breathe in God and breathe out love.
Delight in the beauty that surrounds you each day.
“Just trust God. God will provide. Even tomorrow what will happen we don’t know. Believe there is God. God doesn’t always give happy feelings. But in the end we are looking to eternal life. Cooperate and trust and believe. Trust the community and trust God and trust yourself and go day by day and it will take you to the end. You are thinking too much. We don’t know what the future will be.”
The blessing of a new day. The blessing of color and sunlight. The blessing of the gentle breeze. The blessing of the cool shade beneath a tall lush tree. The…
Holy Wisdom Open my eyes to bask in your beauty. Open my mouth to speak tenderly. Open my heart to feel your unconditional love. Holy Wisdom May I be YOUR…
May I see clearly with the eye of my beating heart. May I have the wisdom to listen with special care. May my heart and mind be in tune to…
Her voice echoes from of old, beckoning me to be still.
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