Mine is the sunlight, mine is the morning, Born of the one light Eden saw play. If we are blessed to have a good one driving our household mini van, He shows us how a romantic partner should behave; He demonstrates just how our children should be raised. Bless this food to our use and us to your Rotary service. When we are on the top of our peaks, we become so self satisfied that we tend to ignore the things of importance. God, as we begin this meeting, we ask that you would guide our thoughts and our actions so that we may have a successful meeting today. Lord of the Universe, Rotarians world-wide acknowledge your power, and your expectation that we be of service to mankind. Remembering to give praise before you dig in to eat is an important aspect of showing gratitude and thanking the Lord for all that he has provided you with.
Transcript: Let us open our hearts to the welfare of all people in our community by respecting the inherent dignity and worth of each person, and realize our differences of race, religion, and party affiliation are merely superficial. I pray that those who don't know him - or are not close to him - would feel such a warmth between the Father and me that they would hunger for that kind of relationship. Finally, let us think of all the people all over the world, members with us in the human family, who will not have a meal today. You are the source of all that is good. Will it be beneficial to all concerned? Giving thanks before a meal can be just a few words spoken from the heart and finished quickly before the food gets cold! Let our Rotary service shine to all who observe us. Benner Rotarian, Rotary Club of Strathcona Sunrise Comox Valley, British Columbia 24. Being specific in prayer is just one thing to remember when you consider reciting a prayer after a meeting.
However, when governments and other groups refuse to stop all religious commencements and invocations, they may sometimes agree to a humanist benediction as an alternative. Section 2 — The Business of the board of directors is conducted by voice vote. The pitcher cries for water to carry and a person for work that is real. Cherokee Blessing May the warm winds of Heaven blow softly upon your home; May the Great Spirit bless all who enter there. I want my prayer to eternally touch others. Transcript: Thank you Mayor and council members for this opportunity to provide an inspirational start to your meeting.
Two of our members regularly travel to Africa to a school where we sponsor 200 school lunches, some members sponsor tuition, and we help them with other projects, like a computer lab, and a water tower. Know that the Lord is God. We should consider the benefit provided by differing perspectives, and be willing to question assumptions that serve only to obstruct our path to progress. As we surrender ourselves in adoration we ask that You would come by Your Holy Spirit and inspire our hearts today. Help us to understand that no matter what name it is given and in what language it is expressed, that philosophy called The Golden Rule is indeed the most true guidepost by which we should mark the trails of our existence here. Bless us form the south with the warm wet winds that invite growth. Lord of the Universe, tonight, from two democratic nations which prove that a border can be shared for centuries in peace, we are men and women gathered in the spirit and support of Rotary International, our own Clubs, and Rotary District 5050.
We give you respect and acknowledge you as our Creator and Provider. Though we now bask daily in this Love, we seldom allow ourselves to truly see and feel it. Response: Praised be my Lord for our mother, the earth, which sustains us and keeps us, and brings forth grass and diverse fruits and flowers of many colors. . Good luck and God bless you. May the Lord, Mighty Lord, Bless and keep you forever.
We hope you will choose to visit other pages in our site. Phil Morris — Rotary Club of Furnitureland 20. Response: Praised be my Lord for our sister, water, who is very serviceable to us, and humble and precious. In either situation, you may find the following advice and examples useful. Movements are successful when they appeal to folks outside the group. In this room In this city, Let our faith bloom in the gritty places Among all creeds and races.
Response: Praise be my Lord for our sister the moon, and for the stars, which He has set clear and lovely in the heaven. We reaffirm our commitment to high ethics in all we do. In the aim, there is clearly no necessary reference to any supernatural entity. Amen Copyright © 2012 Beth McLendon of Inspirational - Prayers Thank you for visiting this Christian prayer page. In gratitude and in love, in reason and in compassion, let us work together for a better Arizona.
Juan Mendez, member of the Arizona House of Representatives, delivered a humanist invocation to the Arizona House of Representatives on May 21, 2013. Lord, we are here with an open heart wanting to learn more about you. May I be a force for replacing fear with insight, helping us all to be patient and kind as we talk. You are the source of all of our blessings. A transcript of his remarks is below. Please, Lord of the Universe, help us so to serve! I was initially quite perturbed by the conduct of council members.
Adapted from a printed source by Phil Morris — Rotary Club of Furnitureland 21. The birds their carols raise, The morning light, the lily white, declare the Maker's praise, This is my Father's world. As we begin our thanksgiving celebration let us be mindful of these wise words from a truly tolerant and wise ruler. We do not, like too many times in the past, wish to soon forget these words of thoughts that we, heartfelt, and under no sense of obligation, now present to you. Come into His presence with singing. Prayer 14 We are blessed today, with enough to eat, May we be grateful.