Blessing
(Please join in responding: BLESS THIS UNION)


We call upon all that we hold most sacred to BLESS THIS UNION

We call upon the earth, our planet home, with its beautiful depths and soaring heights, its vitality and abundance of life, and together we pray
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We call upon the mountains and high valleys, and the meadows filled with wild flowers, the snows that never melt and the summits of intense silence, and we pray
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We call upon the waters that rim the earth, horizon to horizon, that flow in our rivers and streams, that fall upon our gardens and fields, that fill our ponds and pools, and we pray
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We call upon the land which grows our food, the nurturing soil, the fertile fields, the abundant gardens and orchards, and we pray
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We call upon the forests, the great trees reaching to the sky with earth in their roots and heaven in their branches, and we pray
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We call upon the moon and stars and the sun, who govern the rhythms and seasons of our lives and remind us that we are part of a great and wondrous universe, and we pray
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We call upon all those who have lived on this earth, our ancestors, our friends and all creatures who dreamed the best for future generations, and upon whose lives our lives are built, and with thanksgiving we pray
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We call upon the family and friends and all those who love and cherish and sustain this couple, and we pray
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In closing, we call upon the power and presence of the Great Mother who beckons all of us to serve one another through love. May she
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Two Lives, Two Hearts      Joined in Friendship, United in love