We honor the great mystery of the universe, the source of all, which deems everything sacred by its power to unite us, and gives us the radiance that we bring forth together as we kindle the Hanukkah lights. ...
Do not fear the movements that decenter what you always thought permanent.
For all who left a relationship in order to save your heart, may your own heartbeat be your blessing. Its rhythm, its particular kinships, its unique rhythm. May you know your own heart as God's blessing... May you walk toward more love, knowing that you walk squarely in God's sight and with God's blessing.
Spirit of love and of life, be with our children as they journey out from us. Fill their hearts with courage and strength and tenderness. Help them tell their truth about who they are and all they see. Help us to listen in a way that lets them speak.
May the Waters gathered here remind us of the waters that nourished us before we were born and continue to give us sustenance on our life journeys.
Spirit of kindness and compassion...Touch this gathering with tenderness so that we may be refreshed anew by the grace that encompasses this evening [or "morning"].
As I go to sleep tonight, ...
Let us remember the women who have shared of their spirit, their energy, their wisdom and their time to help another realize her dream, for these women have consecrated this ground and made it holy.
Your gifts are welcome on this journey.
All bread is the product of relationship between seed, soil, sun, rain and people...
Let this flag be a symbol of hope, a blanket of protection, a cape of power and a standard of our conviction.
May you know the spiritual thirst that keeps the soul searching, and gives the sweetness of new discovery to faithful followers of spiritual paths of all kinds.
Spirit of Life, be with these young people. Help them remember their values, and let their lives be guided by the principles of our shared faith.
Blessed are the homeless and those who beg for spare change, for they will inherit the house of the Lord.
We carry bags with us throughout the week for many reasons. Would any of you like to take our congregation's love with you to school, or to work, or on your travels? You name it and we'll take it from our heart supply and toss it in your bag!
For all the mothers and mother figures... For all the communities that mother and for all who depend on the Great Mother. You are held — and beloved.
Your gifts—whatever you discover them to be—can be used to bless or curse the world. The choice to bless the world will draw you into community... None of us alone can change the world. Together—that is another possibility, waiting.
May you be blessed with wisdom, knowledge and understanding. May you be guided by compassion, truth, justice and love. May you find rest on the journey, always remembering where you came from...
By blessing you, we celebrate the wonder of your birth, the sacredness of your life, and the love that has always and will always hold you.
May we find the right people to do the right things as we go. May we discover what we need along the way. And may we remember to stop and marvel at the magic of each moment as it floats by.