Posts Tagged ‘abundance’

 

Harvest Prayer

Posted on: September 22nd, 2011 by tobendlight No Comments

horn-of-plentyHere’s a prayer of thanks for the harvest season. To listen along, click on the triangle in the bar below. The text follows.

 

 

Harvest Prayer
The yield arrives
Full and ripe,
Plump and ready,
Bursting in flavor,
Brimming with gifts
Of earth and sky.
Tree and grass,
Vine and root,
Blessings of the rich soil,
The gentle rain,
The constant sun.
Blessings from the flow of seasons,
And the work of our hands.
Blessings of abundance and grace,
The work of Your creation.

Blessed are You,
Adonai our G-d,
Source of Life,
Your bounty sustains us.

© 2011 Alden Solovy and tobendlight.com.  All rights reserved.

Postscript: Other prayers for the season include: “For Autumn,” “This Bounty” and “Life as a Banquet.”

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For A New Vision

Posted on: October 26th, 2010 by tobendlight No Comments

D'vorah HornThis is a prayer about believing in abundance, both physical and spiritual bounty. One of my most ardent wishes is reflected here: to see the world through G-d’s eyes. This is the source of enduring compassion, the source of living and loving boldly, honestly, without hesitation. I use this idea in “The Path of Righteousness.” To listen along, click on the triangle in the slider bar below. The text follows.

 

For A New Vision
With new vision
We see the abundance of Your world,
Blessings of heaven and earth.

G-d, help us to see the world through Your eyes,
And each other,
And ourselves.
For joy and peace,
For love and light,
That we may bring holiness into Your world.

Blessed are You, Adonai,
G-d of all worlds,
Who creates moments when heaven touches earth,
Allowing us to hear Your word,
To feel Your radiance
And to see Your divine light.

© 2010 Alden Solovy and tobendlight.com. All rights reserved.

Postscript: I use this for Omer Day 18: Endurance in Compassion. If you connect with this prayer, please read “The Path of Righteousness.”

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Photo Credit: D’vorah Horn, Omer Series 2010

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