Child of God — Steve Garnaas-Holmes, USA

I am a child of God, God’s beloved, in whom God is pleased. I dwell in the arms of God. You are a child of God, God’s beloved, in whom God is pleased. You dwell in the arms of God. We all are children of God, God’s beloved, in whom God is pleased. We all dwell in […]

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Litany of the Circle — Tom Hanson and Loretta Whalen (adapted)

One:    Every part of this earth is sacred, Every shining pine needle, every sandy shore. All:      Every mist in the dark woods, Every clearing and humming insect is holy. One:    The rocky crest, the juices of the meadow, the beasts and all the people, All:      All belong to the same family. One:    Teach your children […]

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God is not a she…not a he — Brian Wren

God is not a she, God is not a he, God is not an it or a maybe. God is a moving, loving, doing, knowing, growing mystery. From The Song of Three Children, libretto copyright © Brian Wren, 1986, copied from the article “Taking the Next Step in Inclusive Language” by Pamela Payne Allen which […]

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Who is God? — Eleanor Hubbard, USA

For Emalyn (a youth being mentored by Eleanor) I see God skiing in the snow-capped mountains. I see God suffering with the ragged guy begging for help. I see God sharing in the worship services at our church. I see God playing in graphic artistry. I see God enjoying diverse cultures: how they live, work, and […]

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Credo for Christians — Jim Burklo, USA

God is Love, the cosmic creativity present everywhere and in everything, Gently urging all toward the good. To transcending Love, we raise our awestruck praise! Jesus embodied the Love that is God. He loved the poor, the sick, the outcast, He loved the unpopular, and even his own enemies. He loved so completely, he loved […]

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