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Intercessions for our Planet, from Aotearoa / New Zealand and from the Republic of Georgia

A gift of congregational prayer from Lynne Frith of Aotearoa/New Zealand One: Let us pray for planet earth and for all living things. We pray that there will be careful use of the earth’s resources, that forests, waters, soil and … Continue reading

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An invocation based on Psalm 8

Aware that next Sunday’s lectionary asks for Psalm 8 (responsive): O God, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Your glory — light-years old in galaxies, is also the waking cry of infants, the “twinkle, twinkle” song of … Continue reading

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“Pacha Mama” from Argentina, Prayer of Our Savior, Prayer of the Earth

Gerardo Oberman’s prayer “Pacha Mama” is the prayer of all of us, for daily bread and forgiveness, for hallowing and for-evermoring. I share it first in the original Spanish, then as translated and adapted into its poetry as a version … Continue reading

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Earth Day — Post 2

Elaine Bolitho of Aotearoa, New Zealand writes a reflection for the beginning of Creation Season which occurs in September. How beautiful and appropriate it is for Earth Day. God has a place for each of us – finding our place … Continue reading

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Attend to the Earth — it is Summer in Argentina

We attend to the earth in all seasons but the earth is more invitational in the summer months. I am writing from the northern hemisphere and this reflection on scripture by Gerardo Oberman of Argentina (English translation — Katie Fiegenbaum) … Continue reading

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