A person looking out over mountains
Pause and Pray

Nourished in Body and Spirit

Oct 17, 2021
Woman eating soup from a bowl


Meal prayer: I have been remiss. I have enjoyed second helpings. I have tossed away remains. I have not remembered those who are hungry as I am filled.


"Bless us, O Lord, and these thy gifts..." is the tradition.
I am so very gifted.
I see colors and shapes.
I taste flavors.
I smell fragrance.
I feel warmth.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, supper, snacks: I have known plenty.
I have known hunger. You have fed me in ways beyond the table.
Do not allow me to live without the nourishment and joy I need.


I will give thanks each time I eat today.

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