Your Monday blessing: blessing for Labor Day

Your Monday Blessing (Labor Day)

Blessed be the work of your hands.
Whether you hold a welding torch, tap a touch screen,
tend to an elder, or clean a restaurant,
may the work of your hands be a blessing
to the world, and to you.
May your hands find connection
to the world’s need, helping one being
live a little better, and another.
May your hands be put
to meaningful use, treated well, and content
with the work.

Blessed be the work of your mind.
Whether you are creating, analyzing, observing,
learning, playing, loving, or grieving,
or just whiling away the tedious working hours,
may the work of your mind be a blessing
to the world, and to you.
May the seeds of your innermost mind
plant fruit trees in the world,
making life sweeter for one being, and another.
May your mind be challenged at times, rested at times,
engaged with the work of the world,
and free to whistle its own tune.

Blessed be the work of your time.
May the collected moments of your life
be a blessing to the world, and to you.
Your presence is a great gift, may it be recognized as such.
May your time be valued by others and by yourself,
and may your time give shelter
to one being, and another.
May the the healing, growing, saving, affirming, creating, changing
work of the world be accomplished through your time.
May you have rest time, too,
time to throw away liberally, conserving only love.
May your time be a house
raising many moments of joy and generosity,
and a dear home to you.

About bobjanisdillon

Unitarian Universalist minister, poet, husband, father, three-chord guitar wonder.
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One Response to Your Monday blessing: blessing for Labor Day

  1. Andrew says:

    thanks, i needed to hear this

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