Place an open bible at the center of your group. Prepare small containers of milk and honey and spoons for each person in your group.
LEADER: Spirit, in you we live and move and have our being.
ALL: We live in the shelter of your wings, in your shadow, God Most High.
LEADER: You are our refuge, the firm ground of our exis.tence.
ALL: We will find you with us as we quiet and center ourselves.
LEADER: Close your eyes. Breathe in and out deeply for one minute. Breathe out stresses and worries; breathe in the freshness of the Holy Spirit.
ALL: Open us to the Word you speak to us today for our world.