Season of Creation - oceans, rivers, springs

For Words of Wisdom in scripture and story,

For inspiration in oceans and sparkling streams,

for the proverb of river and the psalm of springs,

We give thanks

Advent—Word made flesh in a baby

For wisdom in the Word of old

for contemporary insights in story and song

for Word made flesh in a baby—and in us

We give thanks.

Star—Light—Word

For the Star that shone in the beginning

for the Light reborn in our hearts

for the Word embodied in us:

We give thanks.


For the Word that was in the beginning,

for the Word reborn in our hearts,

for the Word embodied in us:

We give thanks.

 

 

 

wisdom of past and present

These are the words of life.

We give thanks for the Word in our time.


For the wisdom of our past and present

For the voices of angels and eagles and friends

For words that challenge and inspire

We give thanks


For the wisdom of our past and present

For words that challenge and inspire

For the voices from the deep

We give thanks

Hearts—minds—hands

 

  

 

 

We hear with our hearts and minds

And respond with our hearts and our hands.

 


Let us hear these words with minds and hearts

And respond with the work of our hands.

 

Whakautu for Matariki

For words of wisdom from our past

for stories handed down from generation to generation:

whakatipuranga ki whakatipuranga

for words of healing and understanding:

whakaora me whai mahara

we give thanks

 

Response at Matariki