Table Blessings

The cold weather has seeped through the cracks in the window caulking. ┬áSage and rosemary plants are still awake in the garden, but everything else has gone by or gone to sleep. As the days grow shorter, it’s time to gather around the table. It’s time to see the faces of those we love, listen to the laughter of friends and family, hold hands, and give thanks. For the food that nourishes us, the world that is our home, and the presence of God who holds us fast.

Whatever words are said, when they come from a grateful heart, are a gift and a blessing…

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