Sunflowers: Pronouncing a Blessing

Sunflowers: Pronouncing a Blessing

 An EXCERPT from the 2020 Summer Sabbath Series: The Inventions of Summer.  Sunflowers: Pronouncing a Blessing Read Psalm 113 “From the rising of the sun to its setting     the name of the Lord is to be praised.” — Psalm 113:3 Pause for Reflection The...
Advent Calendar 2017

Advent Calendar 2017

A special gift for you from the Prayer Bench, an Advent calendar. Each day from December 1 to New Year’s Day, it offers you a practice or gesture for creating hope, peace, joy and love in complicated times. Your Advent calendar is available as a free instant...
Blessing for a Website

Blessing for a Website

After many months of conversation and design, a website is launched. The Rev. Dr. Linda Yates wrote this blessing, and offers it as a model for others looking for a website blessing. Blessing of the Lower and Middle Musquodoboit Website (mvuc.ca) One: Gracious One,...
Contemplative Moments

Contemplative Moments

Set of 40 Contemplative Moments These contemplative moment cards invite us to pay attention, be grateful, and aware of the gifts of this moment.  All we have is this moment. In this exact moment, something of our life is here to be lived, noticed, or engaged. Each...