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‘May Our Spirits Come to You Without Shame’

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Here’s a Native American blessing, good for reading and adapting for any sacred occasion. It’s not a bad prayer to actually whisper to yourself before you start writing or presenting your wedding toast!

O Great Spirit, whose breath gives life to the world, and whose voice is heard in the soft breeze:
We need your strength and wisdom.
Cause us to walk in beauty.
Give us eyes ever to behold the red and purple sunset.
Make us wise so that we may understand what you have taught us.
Help us learn the lessons you have hidden in every leaf and rock.
Make us always ready to come to you with clean hands and steady eyes, so when life fades, like the fading sunset, our spirits may come to you without shame.

–from this webpage of wedding toasts and prayers.



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Donny

posted May 18, 2007 at 7:05 pm


And an atheist whispers to him or herself what? A self made man always worships his creator. Notice who evolution has at the top?



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K.Bitner

posted May 20, 2007 at 6:07 pm


I fail to understand what Atheism or evolution has to do with this. Was your comment meant for another article, perhaps? At any rate, I think the prayer is beautiful. I’ll remember to suggest it for the next wedding I perform.



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Dayena

posted June 30, 2007 at 10:45 am


That was beautiful!!!



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