Thanksgiving Prayer

Estes Park, Colorado – 2004

Mother Goddess and Father God,
I thank you for the Life I enjoy.

I thank you for my family of blood and my family of spirit,
may I always show them the love and support they have shown me.

I thank you for the Land, the Sky, and the Sea,
may I always treat them with honor and respect
and remember than I am a part of them
and they a part of me.

I thank you for all the living things on the Earth,
our cousins and ancestors through the process of evolution,
may I show them compassion
and always honor their sacrifices.

I thank you for this Pagan path that brings me
Wisdom, Truth, and Meaning,
for the Druids, ancient and modern,
who bring me context, structure, and guidance,
and for the Unitarian Universalists
who provide a place and a way
to put it all into practice
here and now.
May my words and deeds honor and support them all.

Lastly, I thank you for speaking to me.
When you call, may my response always be
yes, yes, yes!

Blessed be!

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About John Beckett

I grew up in Tennessee with the woods right outside my back door. Wandering through them gave me a sense of connection to Nature and to a certain Forest God. I’m a Druid graduate of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, the Coordinating Officer of the Denton Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans and a former Vice President of CUUPS Continental. I’ve been writing, speaking, teaching, and leading public rituals for the past eleven years. I live in the Dallas – Fort Worth area and I earn my keep as an engineer.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06256147236921059471 Goal 23

    Thank you for this. I wrote it down in my book why meditating on this day.


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