Spirit of Life, Ground of Our Being,
at this harvest-time, we give thanks for the gifts of nature, freely given.
For the abundance and beauty of this earth, we give thanks.
For fertile soils, ripening crops and fruiting hedgerows, we give thanks.
For bracing breezes and misty mornings, we give thanks.
For cool evenings and
Sunrise on a harvest moon shore, is gratitude.
With the darkness and light of all that we are.
May a sun rise on a harvest moon shore .
Let every breath in be the beginning of our own life giving star.
Let this breath simply give on each exhale.
As does a sunrise on a harvest moon shore.
Blessed harvest moon showers the golden reminders, of lapping waves and of our closeness to a nature we think we can control.
In darkness as the moon’s shimmer dances, embraces and entrances.
Let us be thankful harvest moon you have risen again.
Blessed sunrise flowers the golden expectations
Of hopeful light, even as we desensitise ourselves daily from the
We gather at this time of harvest, to give thanks for the many blessings we receive, and to acknowledge the work which has made them possible. So much of our lives is disconnected from the earth which sustains us, and we pause now to remember its bounty.
Along with the bounty, life on earth meets much hardship. At this time of