O gracious and generous God, we give you thanks for the many blessings we have in our lives:
For the gift of life: We thank you, Lord.
For your steadfast love: We thank you, Lord.
For this astonishing, complex planet and all you have created: We thank you, Lord.
For faith and the example of your saints: We thank you, Lord.
For the Church and our family in faith: We thank you Lord.
For our families and friends: We thank you, Lord.
For health and for those who care for the sick: We thank you, Lord.
For food, warmth and shelter: We thank you, Lord.
For our nation, for freedom, security and peace: We thank you, Lord.
Lord, let us always be aware of your great kindness to us, your children. In gratitude for your gifts, may we:
… respect all life
… care for creation
… tend the sick, the hungry, the homeless and the migrant
… work to create a just nation
… love one another as you have loved us.
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