Most gracious God . . . we yield thee hearty thanks and praise for the return of seedtime and harvest, for the increase of the ground and the gathering in of its fruit . . . (Book of Common Prayer)
Ditch the diet soda. Artificial sweeteners can raise your risk for type 2 diabetes.
In this back-to-school season, give our children a hunger for learning and let us provide nourishment that they may learn.
Start the day off right - eat breakfast! This is important for back-to-schoolers, too!
Eat fruits in season - blueberries, peaches and melons are at their best and most nutritious now!
May we honor this nation that we call home. May we live and work in a way that sustains the land and its people. May we recognize the true source of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. May we join together to create a nation that embodies truth, justice and freedom. Independence Day Blessing
Take advantage of berry season. For many parts of the country, strawberry season is ending and we'll welcome blueberry, blackberry and raspberry season. Berries can help protect against diseases. Eat up!
O Lord, grant that in some way, it may rain every day, say from midnight until three o-clock in the morning. But, you see, it must be gentle and warm so that it can soak in . . . . From A Gardener's Prayer by Karel Capek
Make half of your diet raw fruits and vegetables. Adding one serving a day can lower your heart disease risk.
Oh, give us pleasure in the orchard white, Like nothing else by day, like ghosts by night; And make us happy in the happy bees, The swarm dilating round the perfect trees. From "A Prayer in Spring" by Robert Frost