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Grace Before Meals

By Andrea Bardfeld

We are thankful for the meal we are about to eat.

We are aware that our sustenance depends on the sacrifice of animals and plants.

May we fulfill our human potential, so that we may be worthy of this sacrifice.

This piece was written for the West End Synagogue on-going Innovative Liturgy Project. Original pieces and reconstructed prayers have been written for the High Holy Days, Shabbat, and also for more specific projects such as "psalms", "peace" and the "middah of the month".


Found in: Blessings for Food