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I celebrate the life of the beloved I knew,
the hands I held, the life I shared.
God, who forms all creatures with loving hands,
bless this, our new companion animal.
Help us to commit to peace
in our dealings with one another.
You are the third partner in our marriage, enhancing our love for each other, strengthening us in times of trial, and supplying us with both anchor and wings, that we may remain steadfast and true while soaring far beyond where we could be alone.
In this moment of loss, let me draw into myself, O God,
the light of your radiant love.
May it be a fire of renewed energy within me.
that I may rise from the pain and sadness
that now weigh upon my heart.
Enable me to find the energy of her spirit connecting with mine
even though she can no longer call me by name.
Let her smile flash to me love sparks that in a new way our imagination
as we meet wherever she is at this moment in her journey.
May we never remain complacent, frustrated and hopeless.
Beloved, be with all of us in our
leaning into something new
leaning with trust on one another
leaning in toward the light.
Holy God, take away all hatred, prejudice and division and all things that interfere with what makes us ONE. May we be united in beliefs and practices of Peace, Faith,…
So now, Creator God, we pray that You will come
May others find in us the shelter and the love that we have been so freely given by those who have mothered us
And I knew that could happen
to our world too —
This growing in
and emerging from
Darkness into Light
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