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Benediction (a loose translation of Romans 12: 9-18)

Let love be genuine … more than just a Face Book post. Don’t be poisoned by what is evil, for good is always a warmer hand to hold. Love one another even when it’s an effort or the other person … Continue reading

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Reposting Argentina Benediction with photographs

Katie Fiegenbaum who translated Gerardo Oberman’s wonderful blessing just returned to the United States from Argentina. She was unable to send pictures because a storm took out her power so I am re-posting the original benediction in both languages with … Continue reading

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Transfiguration Liturgy from Aotearoa / New Zealand

As we plan for Transfiguration Day, these liturgical resources — Call to Worship, Prayer and Blessing by Elaine Bolitho from Aotearoa / New Zealand lift up our spirits before we turn to the journey of Lent. Transfiguration Sunday Let’s go … Continue reading

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Poem and Benediction for the Epiphany Season from Aotearoa / New Zealand

Erice Fairbrother, one of the writers of Gifts in Open Hands from Aotearoa sends a meditation in poem form and a benediction for Epiphany. When time has gone When time has gone And christians find an honest voice To sing … Continue reading

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Sending Forth and Benediction for the Road, El Camino

Sometimes in the publishing of books there are some losses. Because Gifts in Open Hands was a book primarily for an English-speaking readership, when there was a need of space some of the other languages were eliminated. I have always … Continue reading

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A benediction for the United States, the day before the national elections

Kenneth Sehested, pastor at the Circle of Mercy in Asheville, North Carolina in the United States offers a benediction. Blessings are needed to surround that country for this day before the national elections. Benedicere May your home always be too … Continue reading

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June 11, 2012 Pentecost – the fifteenth day

The second chapter of Acts reminds us that the new and fragile Christian community was praying together … And so do we, not only on Pentecost, not only on Sundays, but in all places and times. To guide your prayers … Continue reading

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