symbol of pleasure and sorrow,
symbol of passion and the blood of life,
symbol of plenty and of excess.
Let us bless our lives with community
by sharing our joy, our spirit, and our bounty,
by inviting visitors to join us,
by welcoming the stranger,
by caring for those in need.
Let us dedicate ourselves to creating a healthy community.
The fruit of the vine – with it, let us drink "To Life!"
All read aloud together and raise our glasses in a toast to life: