Hymns for the Episcopal Church House of Bishops
The House of
Mothering God, you gave me birth
in the bright morning of this world.
Creator, source of every breath,
you are my rain, my wind, my sun.
Mothering Christ, you took my form,
offering me your food of light,
grain of life, and grape of love,
your very body for my peace.
Mothering Spirit, nurturing one,
in arms of patience hold me close,
so that in faith I root and grow
until I flower, until I know.
Overcome with the
Vigoro God, You planted my seed;
In compost and soil You give me bliss.
Cultivator, You stake my stem
That I may enjoy photosynthesis.
Vigoro Christ, my fertilizer
Grant us Your holy constituents
Phosphorous of divine inclusion
Potassium of peace, endless nutrients.
Vigoro Spirit, Atmosphere
In gusts of love blow away all my aphids
And send Your fire of Cee - Oh - Two
And let me become heaven's zucchini bread.
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