A prayer for the beauty of the earth

A flower opening to lightAs another weekend unfolds consider the beauty of the earth, give thanks, and enter into the wonders of creation. Also recognize your role in safeguarding these wonders for those who will come after us. ~Fr. Dan

We give you thanks, most gracious God, for the beauty of earth and sky and sea; for the richness of mountains, plains, and rivers; for the songs of birds and the loveliness of flowers. We praise you for these good gifts, and pray that we may safeguard them for our posterity. Grant that we may continue to grow in our grateful enjoyment of your abundant creation, to the honor and glory of your Name, now and for ever. Amen.

Book of Common Prayer, 840

Author: Daniel Rondeau

I am a husband and father and an Episcopal Priest (from the Diocese of San Diego; "Retired" due to illness).

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